Agartala: Tata Chemicals will set up a Rs 5,000 crore, gas-based urea plant in northern Tripura in association with State-owned ONGC and Tripura government, officials said here on Tuesday.

ONGC Chairman Sudhir Vasudeva held a meeting with Chief Minister Manik Sarkar in New Delhi on Monday and discussed the matter. “The ONGC CMD informed the Chief Minister that the Tata Chemicals has been chosen as the private partner to set up the fertilizer project in northern Tripura,” a State industry department official told reporters.