Distillery unit capacity project expansion in Karnataka

07 January 2019

Nirani Sugars plans to expand capacity of its distillery unit from 150 klpd to 300 klpd at Malapur village in Bagalkot district of Karnataka.

Distillery unit

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Nirani Sugars was awaiting environmental clearance (EC) for expansion. Environmental Health & Safety Consultants is the EC consultant. Besides, efforts were on to attain financial closure. Once all clearances are procured, Nirani Sugars will start project work by March 2019 and complete within a year by March 2020.

Besides distillery unit, the project also includes expansion of co-generation power unit from 5 MW to 10 MW. The expansion project is worth around Rs. 201 crore and will create jobs for 57 persons.