About Extension Division

This department renders various extension services to sugar and allied industry. On request, a team of experts of National Sugar Institute will pay a visit to the concerned industry to evaluate existing setup and suggest the modifications as and where required to improve the performance or capacity.

The extension services division was established in 1959 for assisting the sugar industry for improving the technical efficiencies of the sugar industry. The division provides technical expertise in the following areas. The activities include:


Some of the services provided by extension department are-

  • General checkup
  • Milling performance checkup survey
  • Fuel and steam economy checkup
  • Modernization cum expansion and balancing
  • Modification of steam vapour and juice pipe lines
  • Preparation of technical feasibility reports and technical appraisal reports
  • Report on capacity expansion.
  • Report on fuel-steam-power balancing and co-generation projects.
  • Reduction in losses of sugar in bagasse, filter cake and molasses.
  • Improvement in quality of sugar and recovery.
  • Increase in crushing rate.
  • Balancing of fuel and steam.
  • Design of equipment and machinery.

The Extension Service Division consists of Professors in Sugar Technology, Chemical Engineering and Sugar Engineering under whose guidance the officers and staff carry out the above activities.

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