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SUGARFED
THE PUNJAB STATE FEDERATION OF COOPERATIVE SUGAR MILL LTD(SUGARFED PUNJAB)
 
History:-

SugarFed is an apex Institution headed by an elected Board of Directors with the Managing Director, holding Administrative powers. Currently, there are 15 cooperative Sugar Mills and 3 distilleries in Punjab. Of these, 9 sugar mills situated at Ajnala, Budhewal, Batala, Bhogpur, Fazilka, Gurdaspur, Morinda, Nakodar and Nawanshahr are actively running while the remaining 6 sugar mills  at Budhlada, Faridkot, Jagraon, Patiala, Tarntaran and Zira are under liquidation. Besides, there is one Tissue culture Laboratory at CSM Nawanshahr and Two Bio Control Laboratories at CSM Nawanshahr and Morinda.
About 1.80 lacs families of sugarcane farmers  are linked with the cooperative sugar mills in the state of Punjab. The State Cooperative Sugar mills are providing technical knowhow for cane development to the farmers,  pertaining to the introduction of improved sugarcane varieties having higher sugar contents and yield, in consultation with PAU, Ludhiana and other National Level Institutions. Introduction of new cultivation techniques related to cane sowing, providing disease free cane seed , pest control management, timely cane payment to the farmers,  are handled very sincerely to encourage the sugarcane production in the state. Breeder seeds are also being provided through Research Stations of Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana and Tissue Culture laboratory  of CSM Nawanshahr for the benefit of the farmers.

 
MISSION

To increase the profitability of the running Cooperative Sugar Mills and to revive the closed sugar mills.

 

OBJECTIVES
Sugarfed shall assist in the promotion and organisation of sugar Mills and shall facilitate and coordinate the working of such mills in the state of Punjab .
  • Providing  technical knowhow and other assistance in the selection, purchase, installation  and maintenance of plant &machinery including expansion proposals, power generation and downstream industrialization.
  • Selecting key Administrative and Technical personnels and Constituting Common Cadre for such posts in the sugar mills in the State of Punjab.
  • Recommending for implementation of measures for upgrading the operational efficiency of the sugar mills and  production of quality sugar and by-products.
  • Rendering Technical, Administrative and Financial Assistance to the sugar mills and assisting mills in standardising the accounting, costing and evaluation methods and practises.
  • Assisting the sugar mills in securing financial assistance from the State / Central Govt. or from any other institution. 
  • Assisting in bulk purchases of Seed, Fertilizers, Insecticides & pesticides, gunny bags, sulphur, lime, lubricants, chemicals, spares and stores that are required by the sugar mills for their recurring use.
  • Disseminating procedures and knowledge relating to taxation, industrial and labour laws to the cooperative sugar mills in the state.
  • Furnishing marketing intelligence to the sugar mills with regards to procurement and sale of finished products i.e. sugar and by-products ie. molasses.
  • Periodically holding meetings, seminars/ conferences, workshops and training courses related with the efficient functioning of sugar mills and for improving yield of sugar cane.
  • Establishing, subsidiary, ancillary and allied industries that may be conducive for the establishment, development and maintenance of sugar industry in the state.
  • Providing guarantees for securing credit for sugar mills to overcome financial difficulties.
  • Subscribing to the share capital of sugar mills and other cooperative societies with the approval of Registrar.
  • Entering in to collaboration with cooperative societies or other organisations with in the country or abroad with the approval of Govt.
  • Undertaking periodical inspection of the functioning of the sugar mills.
  • Undertaking all activities and steps as may be necessary, incidental and conducive for attaining any or all objects mentioned above.
 

 

ACTIVITIES
 
  • Purchase of Sugarcane from Farmers.
  • Manufacturing and selling of sugar along with by-products like Molasses, Bagasse and Press Mud.
  • Conversion of Molasses into rectified Sprit and Industrial Alcohol.
  • Advising Farmers to grow High Sucrose & high yielding Sugarcane varieties.
  • Generation of power.
 

Contact Information

 

Sector 17 Office:-
SCO 125-127, Sector 17-B, Chandigarh.
Phone No.  0172-5051467-79, 5051390-91 Fax 0172-2702752
Email:- sugarfedpunjab@gmail.com
Web-site:- punjabsugarfed.in

 

Mohali Office:-
Plot No. 53, Opposite Bassi Cinema, Phase 2, S.A.S Nagar (Mohali) 
Phone No. (O) 0172-5013594, 5013596 –98