New Delhi: Chambal Fertilisers and Chemicals Ltd (CFCL) on Tuesday posted 14.45% jump in standalone net profit at Rs149.08 crore in the December quarter of the current fiscal.

Its net profit stood at Rs130.18 crore in the October- December period of last fiscal, the Rajasthan-based company said in a BSE filing.

The company’s net income declined to Rs2,312.69 crore in the third quarter of 2017-18, from Rs2,431.97 crore in the year-ago period.

Expenses were lower at Rs2,083.48 crore during the quarter under review, as against Rs2,255 crore a year ago.