Information about Hindustan Salts Limited

Hindustan Salts Limited (HSL) was incorporated on 12th of April, 1958 as a Company fully owned by the Government of India to take over the salt sources at Sambhar, Didwana and Kharaghoda earlier managed by the Salt Department, Government of India. This is the only Central Government Public Sector undertaking engaged in the manufacture of salt. The Company started its business in January 1959. It also has major salt production works measuring 23,000 acres of land at Kharaghoda in Distt. Surendernagar in Gujarat. Sambhar Salt Limited has been made a subsidiary Company and has over 90 sq. miles of production area at Sambhar and Nawa. Both the companies have recently diversified the business on many counts and considerable infrastructure has been added to produce various varieties of high quality salt. Therefore depending on the orders, We can process and send any type and quantity of salt. We do dry mining of rock salt at another unit of Hindustan Salt Limited at Mandi (Himachal Pradesh) which is presently used as animal lick. Since 116 million tonnes of proven rock deposits have been established in Mandi rock mines, we propose to set up a Solution Mining Project. In addition, we have supply centres at Gandhidham, Bharuch in Gujarat and Ramnagar in Uttranchal. Our specialisation is to produce high quality salt particularly for chlor-alkali (Membrane & Mercury Cell type) Industries, Textile, Soap & Detergent Industries, Leather Industries & Power Projects.

Besides Common Salt, Liquid Bromine is produced at Kharaghoda Unit the current installed capacity of 450 TPA is being expanded to 900 TPA. Bromine is mainly used for Pesticides, Pharmaceuticals, fire extinguishers, dyes and other bromo-compounds.

 

Sambhar Salts Limited (SSL) was incorporated on 30.9.1964 as a subsidiary Company of Hindustan Salts Limited by transferring the salt sources at Sambhar Subsequently, The Sambhar Lake salt Sources were transferred to a newly formed subsidiary company, Sambhar Salts Limited in terms of V. T. Krishnamachari Award. The Equity of Sambhar Salt Limited in owned 60% by the Government of India through Hindustan Salts Limited and 40% by Government of Rajasthan in terms of V. T. Krishnamachari Award. Sambhar Salt Limited has been made a subsidiary Company which is having over 90 sq. miles of production area at Sambhar and Nawa. SSL has recently diversified the business on many counts and considerable infrastructure has been added to produce various varieties of high quality salt. Therefore depending on the orders, We can process and send any type and quantity of salt.

Bard of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Company comprises of nominees of Central government and Government of Rajasthan.

The Government of India has nominated 4 (Four) non-official Directors In HSL and SSL and The Government of Rajasthan has nominated 2 (two) non official Directors in SSL on the Board of the company to enable the Company exercise the autonomy and power.

The Chairman & Managing Director is the only full time Director on the Board of Directors of the Company and all the remaining directors are part time directors.

          The current incumbent on the Board of Directors are as follows :-

Non – official Directors nominated by the Govt. of India

1. Mrs. Sanyukta Samaddar IAS-Director
2. Shri A.K.Behera-Director
3. Shri Premnshu Biswas-Director

Non – official Directors nominated by the Govt. of Rajasthan

1. Shri Vinod Ajmera IAS-Director
2. Shri Anil Kumar Agarwal-Director

Locations

The Company's Registered Office & Works are situated at :-

Hindustan Salts Limited
B-427 Pradhan Marg,
Malviya Nagar,
Jaipur-302017
Tel: 0141-2524096
Fax 0141-2521998

Works :

Hindustan Salts Limited
Kharaghoda (Gujarat)
Tel : 02757 220201
Fax : 02757 220203
Hindustan Salts Limited
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh)
Tel :01905-222001
Fax : 01905-223599

Subsidiary company :
Sambhar Salts Limited
Sambhar Lake(Rajasthan)
Tel : 01425-224249
Fax : 01425-224244

 

Company's operations are spread in three states. Therefore, the company works in a two tier organizational structure with Corporate office at Jaipur and three unit offices as well as Despatch Centres. All unit offices are interacting with Corporate office.

Company periodically organizes internal meetings with representation from Senior Executives, to discuss issues that are vital to improve performance of various functions and strategies to be adopted by the Company in the wake of emerging scenarios. The issues deliberated in these meetings are proposed to the Board of Directors for taking policy decision.

To facilitate smooth discharge of responsibilities by all the employees, the Corporation has developed a well defined systems and procedures in almost all the areas of its operations e.g. Purchase Policy, Sales & Pricing Policy facilitates transparent procurement, the operation manuals provide information to operational personnel for discharging their responsibilities, etc.

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