Who We Are
Punjab Sugarfed is an apex body of Twelve Cooperative Sugar Mills in the state. Out of Twelve, three sugar mills are lying closed located at 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.
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. A dedicated Sugar Cane Research Institute i.e. Guru Nank Dev Sugarcane Research & Development Institute has been set up at Kalanaur (Gurdaspur) for promotion of research & development activities in the field of sugarcane. The institute will not only providing training to the farmers engaged in sugarcane cultivation about the latest techniques of sugarcane cultivation but also provide pure seed of elite sugarcane varieties having higher per acre yield so as to enhance income of farmers.
As per the guidelines issued by Punjab Government, E-tendering have been introduced in purchasing above Rs.5.00 lacs as well as for sale of molasses and sugar. Sugar Sale Depots have been opened at main road gate of all sugar mills where special efforts are being made for retail sale of sugar under Fateh Brand in 1kg. 5kg. and 10kg and 25 kg packing directly to consumers. Efforts are also being made to enter into production & sale of Gur and Sakkar in some of sugar mills.