Recent Activities / News Bulletin

- Shri Narendra Mohan, Director delivered the inaugural lecture at the in Annual Convention & Technical Expo-2016 organized by NISSTA at ICAR-Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow. Shri Anoop Kumar Kanaujia presented paper on "Role of Sugar Industry in Uttar Pradesh Power Crisis Control" & Dr. Ashok Kumar presented paper on " Effect of Potassium Zinc & Sulphur on Morphological yield attributes & biochemical traits of sugar-beet on ethanol production" " at the said convention.

20-30 April 2016 National Sugar Institute , Kanpur


- Shri J.P Srivastava, Chief Design Engineer & Shri M.K Banerjee, Senior Instrument Engineer presented paper on "Water Conservation & Water Management in Indian Sugar Industry- A Innovative Approach" at "International Conference on Innovation in Sustainable Water & Waste Water Systems" Pune.

21-23 April 2016 National Sugar Institute , Kanpur


- Shri Narendra Mohan, Director participated and presented the "scenario regarding production of Special Sugars in India with emphasis on production of Organic Sugar" at the annual symposium, Association Andrew Van Hook (AVH), Reims, France and had detailed discussions with Editor, ISJ, President AVH and other experts on online color monitoring, crystal imaging, drying of refined sugars.

6-7 April 2016 National Sugar Institute , Kanpur


- Shri Prabhas Kumar Jha, SS&FA visited & Inspected the various activities of the Institute on 2 March 2016.

2 March 2016 National sugar Institute , Kanpur


- On the request of the management of the M/s West Kenya Company Ltd., Kakamega, Kenya. An Accredited Training Programme for three weeks meant for their Management Trainee was organized at their premises from 20 Feb 2016 to 11 March.

20 Feb 2016 to 11 March 2016 National sugar Institute , Kanpur


- Crushing operations of Experimental Sugar Factory started on 1st Feb 2016 for first hand experience for operation of Sugar Plant.

1st Feb 2016 National sugar Institute , Kanpur


- Republic Day Celebration.

26 January, 2016 National sugar Institute , Kanpur


Republic day at National Sugar Institute, Kanpur was celebrated. The staff was honored for excellent work in maintaining cleanliness "swachhta" in and around campus for their effort around the year.



- A lecture was delivered by the Director on "Prospects of Ethanol & its Costing' during the workshop organized by ISMA on 22nd January 2016 at Hotel Le Meridian, New Delhi

22nd January 2016 National sugar Institute , Kanpur


- Institute participating in the video conferencing through which Hon'ble President addressed staff and students of about 150 universities and institutions of higher learning on 19 Jan 2016 on “ YOUTH & Nation Building.

19 Jan 2016 National sugar Institute , Kanpur


- Mr. Ram Vilas Paswan, Hon'ble Minister, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution visited Institute on 7 Jan 2016 to inaugurate newly constructed S C Gupta Hostel inspected the various activities of Institute and announced to provide full financial and other support from Ministry to make it world class Institute.

7 Jan 2016 National sugar Institute , Kanpur


- New Year Celebration with under OLD BOYS Association.

7 Jan 2016 National sugar Institute , Kanpur


- Three research paper sent for presentation in XXIX convention of International Society of Sugar Cane Technologist in December 2016, Thailand are as follows:-

December, 2015 XXIX convention of International Society of Sugar Cane Technologist ,Thailand


I. “Recycling of Pan and last body of Evaporator vapours by compressing with MVR and used in first effect of Evaporator.” by Narendra Mohan and Mahenda Kumar Yadav

II. “Graphene Oxide from Bagasse: Synthesis and its utilization in Carbocatalysis.” by Narendra Mohan and Vishnu Prabhakar

III. “Feasibility of Ethanol Production in India through Alternate Feed Stocks” by Seema Paroha and Santosh Kumar



- The second Surveillance Audit of ISO 9001:2008 was held on 15th December 2015 by M/s QSI(India) Certification Services, Jaipur. -

15th December, 2015 National Sugar Institute, Kanpur

- Workshop on “To sensitize the Management and Teachers of Technical Institutions to ensure time bound implementation of various measures to be taken the meanace of Sexual Crime against women

28th November, 2015 All India Council for Technical Education , Lucknow


Dr. Jahar Singh, Asstt. Prof. Sugar Technology and Education In-charge attended a workshop on “To sensitize the Management and Teachers of Technical Institutions to ensure time bound implementation of various measures to be taken the meanace of Sexual Crime against women” organized by All India Council for Technical Education on 28th November, 2015 at Lucknow.



- " Samvidhan Diwas / Constitution Day " Celebrated


26 November, 2015 NSI, Kanpur

“Samvidhan Diwas / Constitution Day - 26 November, 2015”

The Institute celebrated Samvidhan Divas (Constitution Day) on 26 November, 2015. Senior Administrative Officer and Education In-charge highlighted the contribution of Shri B.R. Ambedkar in drafting of Indian Constitution.



- National Seminar on “Exploring Alternate Feed Stocks and Addressing Environmental issues in Distilleries”

19th November, 2015 NSI Kanpur

Exploring Alternate Feed Stocks and Addressing Environmental issues in Distilleries

National Seminar on “Exploring Alternate Feed Stocks and Addressing Environmental issues in Distilleries” was jointly organized with All India Distillers Association, New Delhi on 19th November, 2015 at NSI, Kanpur. The Seminar was inaugurated by Prof. S.K. Gupta, Ex Director, NSI, Kanpur who lauded the role of National Sugar Institute in addressing the issue of by product utilization in an innovative manner.

Shri V.N Raina, Director General, AIDA while delivering Inaugural address informed the delegates about the role of AIDA in propagating newer technologies and on policy matters. Large no. of delegates from Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, UP and Haryana attended the Seminar. During the seminar eminent experts from Alcohol & Brewery Industries made their presentation on the important topics viz. Diversion of B-Heavy molasses & use of alternate feed stocks for alcohol production, installation of incineration boiler and adoption of ferti-irrigation etc. to achieve ZLD.



- Farmer's Meet/ Kisan Goshthi

17th November, 2015 NSI Kanpur

“Importance of Potash Fertilizer in Sugarcane Quality & Production”

A Kisan Goshthi was organized by the Institute on “Importance of Potash Fertilizer in Sugarcane Quality & Production” on 17th November, 2015 at Institute Farm. Large no. of farmers from Kanpur & adjoining areas participated in the Goshthi. The farmers were educated on the role of potash and other micronutrients to enhance sugarcane productivity. Farmers were also briefed on newly high yielding & high sugared sugarcane varieties developed for subtropical region.



- Farm Activities


November, 2015 NSI Kanpur

“Three Sweet Sorghum & Two Sugar Beet varieties have been sown at the Institute farm”

Three Sweet Sorghum varieties – CSH 22SS, SSV-84, CSV-24SS3 and two Sugar Beet varieties LS-6, CV-PAC 60008 have been sown at the Institute farm.

Studies shall be made with respect to yield, sucrose content and total sugar content etc.Under the subtropical conditionsfurther laboratory trials shall also be conducted to access potential of ethanol production from the sugar beet and Sweet Sorghum juice.
In addition to above Stevia cultivation has also been taken up at the Institute on experimental basis.



- Under the auspices of Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committee the Institute organized Weight Lifting and Wrestling competition on 3rd November-2015 at the institute gymnasium. -

3rd November-2015 National Sugar Institute, kanpur

- " Vigilance Awareness Week " Celebrated

26 - 31st October 2015 NSI, Kanpur

“Vigilance Awareness Week 26 October - 31 October 2015”

Vigilance Awareness week was celebrated from 2631st October 2015 at the institute. On the occasion Director administered the oath to the officers and staff. During Vigilance Awareness Week, Institute also organized Slogan, Debate and Essay competitions. Following were the winners:

Essay Competition:

1. Shri Santosh K. Tripathi, UDC- Ist
2. Shri Prabhat K. Agrahari, Trainee- IInd
3. Shri Amar Gupta, (SE) IInd year- IIIrd

Debate Competition:

1. Shri ShriramTiwari, LDC- Ist
2. Shri A.K. Pandey, Draftsman – IInd
3. Shri Santosh K Tripathi, UDC – IIIrd



- National Seminar on “Sugarcane Energy Utilization Technologies – Present, Emerging & Future”

17th october, 2015 Pune, Maharashtra

“Sugarcane Energy Utilization Technologies – Present, Emerging & Future”

National Seminar on “Sugarcane Energy Utilization Technologies – Present, Emerging & Future” was jointly organized by the Institute with M/s J. P. Mukherjee & Associates Ltd., Pune on 17th October, 2015 at Pune, Maharashtra. The Seminar was attended by large no. of delegates from Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat & UP. The Director, NSI delivered the inaugural lecture during the seminar and emphasized upon energy conservation through use of newer technologies, process instrumentation & control. Shri M.S. Sundaram, Managing Director, M/s JP Mukherjee & Associates Ltd., Pune while delivering the welcome address stressed upon need for adoption of many newer energy efficient technologies particularly at Juice Extraction, Cooling and Condensing stages. During the seminar 10 papers were presented. The presentation covered various sugarcane energy utilization technologies, innovative e.g. production of CNG from Press Mud, Bagasse Drying and on exploringpotential of alternate feed stocks for Ethanol production.



- "Issue of Suagr Standards "

October, 2015 NSI, Kanpur

“Issue of Sugar Standards ”

As approved by the Expert Committee on Sugar Standards, 7 Sugar Standards L-31, L-30, M-31, M30, S-31, S-30 & SS-31 were released for the sugar season 2015-16. The details regarding prices and procurement are available on the Institute website - http://www.nsi.gov.in



- " Placement Drive "

October, 2015 NSI, Kanpur

“Placement Drive For Students ”

During the period campus interviews were conducted by various sugar factories and other organizations to recruit the students of various courses. During the period M/s Halasidhanath S.S.K Ltd., Belagavi, Karnataka, M/s TriveniEngg.& Industries Ltd., Noida, UP, M/s Allen Smith Ltd., Pune, Maharashtra and M/s Baghauli Sugar Ltd., Hardoi, U.P, M/s Kesar Enterprises Ltd. Baheri U.P, M/s Daurala Sugar Works, M/s DSCL, Ajbapur, UP, M/s Dhampur Sugar Mills Ltd., Dhampur, UP, M/s Uttam Sugar Mills Ltd., Uttarakhand, M/s Catalyst Chemicals Ltd., Noida, UP and M/s Biodeg Chemical System, UP recruited the students of various courses.