Welcome to The Punjab State Federation of Cooperative Sugar Mills Ltd
Punjab Sugarfed is an apex body of fifteen Cooperative Sugar Mills in the state. Out of fifteen, six sugar mills are lying closed located at Budhlada, Faridkot, Jagraon, Patiala, Tarntaran and Zira. Nine functional cooperative sugar mills are located at Ajnala, Batala, Bhogpur, Budhewal, Fazilka, Gurdaspur, Morinda, Nakodar and Nawanshahr with crushing capacity of 15850 TCD. Liquidation work of Budhlada and Jargraon sugar mills have been completed and liquidation of Fardikot sugar mill is under process. Decision regarding revival/liquidation of Patiala, Tarntaran and Zira sugar mills is under review of the Cabinet of State Government. In addition, there are three closed Distilleries at Gurdaspur (20 KLPD), Nawanshahr (40 KLPD) & Nakodar (40 KLPD). Steps are being taken to revive the closed distilleries on Build, Own, Operate and Transfer (BOOT) basis. Besides this, there is one Tissue culture Laboratory at Nawanshahr and two Bio Control Laboratories at Morinda and N/shahr CSMs.
1.80 lac farmers families are connected with the sugar mills in the State. Punjab Cooperative Sugar Mills are providing services to the farmers such as disease free seed, pest control management timely purchase of their produce and making them timely payment to encourage them to grow more quality sugarcane in the State.We are also introducing high Sucrose Content & high yield varieties of sugarcane for the benefit of industry and the farmers.
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During the year 2014-15 sugar mills crushed 184.68 lacs quintals sugar cane with an average recovery of 8.78% and crushed 197.09 lacs qtls. in the crushing season 2015-16 with average recovery of 9.85%. State Govt. has given Rs.332.56 crores as financial assistance towards cane payment for the year 2014-15.
To increase the profitability of the running Cooperative Sugar Mills and to revive the sick Cooperative Sugar Mills.