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