Upper Ganges Sugar & Industries (UGSIL) incorporated in 1932 is engaged in the business of manufacturing sugar, industrial alcohol/ethanol and fertiliser. Being part of K.K. Birla Group of Companies, the company is managed under the chairmanship of Smt. Nandini Nopany.
Company’s manufacturing units are located at Uttar Pradesh, and Bihar. These units have received ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001:2004 certifications for its quality management. Company’s corporate office is located at Kolkata.
Sugar-Being the primary product, company has manufacturing facilities located at Seohara in Uttar Pradesh and Sidhwalia and Hasanpur in Bihar. These units have crushing capacity of 10,000, 5,000 and 3,000 tonnes of sugarcane per day respectively.
Molasses- This is by product generated in process of manufacture of sugar which can be used as a basic raw material for manufacturing industrial alcohol/ethanol. Company is distillery is located at Seohara, U.P having production capacity of 100 (KLPD) of industrial alcohol/ethanol.
Bagasse-Another by product generated in the process of manufacture of sugar that can captively consumed for generation of steam.
Co-Generation Power Plants- Company’s captive power plants are located at Seohara(U.P.) and Sidhwalia (Bihar). These units have power generation capacity of 24 MW and 18 MW respectively.
Organic Fertiliser- Company produces organic fertilizer at unit located Shyamabad and markets under the brand name “Uttam Jaivik Khad”.
Tea Garden-Company owns Tea Estate by the name of “Cinnatolliah Tea Garden” spread over an area of 746 hectares at North Lakhimpur, Assam.
K.K. Birla Group of Companies (Parent Group)Apart from sugar, the group has business interest in area of fertilizers, chemicals, heavy engineering, textiles, shipping, media etc.
Upper Ganges Sugar & Industries plans to continue research of better yielding disease free variety of cane by adopting measures stated above. It plans to install machinery with latest technology at different stations in the factory.