karnatka: Officials and scientists from Karnatka visit Nsi and ask for help for the sugar industry | Kanpur News

Kanpur: A delegation consisting of Karnataka state officials, board members and scientists from S Nijlingapaa Sugar Institute, Belagavi, Karnataka visited the National Sugar Institute, Kanpur on Thursday to request aid for the development of the sugar cane industry and the institute in Karnataka.
The Director of the National Sugar Institute, Professor Narendra Mohan made a presentation of the institute’s academic, research and consultancy activities and assured the delegates of all possible assistance.
Speaking on the occasion, he said that BTech (Sugar Science & Technology) has also been added as eligibility for NSI’s PG in Sugar Technology. “We will also explore the possibilities of short-term training programs for technical staff at Karnataka sugar mills,” he said.
Delegates visited various laboratories, an experimental sugar factory, a farm and other facilities. Delegates expressed interest in learning about the facilities developed to provide hands-on training and observe the operation of automatic flow and temperature control units in the Instrumentation Engineering Division. They also expressed their wish to see the ethanol and specialty sugars division operating.
“We are seeking more help to restructure the S Nijlingappa Sugar Institute and improve the productivity of Karnataka’s sugar factories. There is a significant difference in sugar cane productivities in North and South Karnataka and we hope that it would be possible for us to bridge the same with the help of NSI,” S Nijlingappa Sugar Institute Board Vice Chairman Ashok Patil said while giving thanks to the institute.
Assistant Professor of Sugar Technology, Ashok Garg and other faculty members accompanied the delegates on the tour of various divisions.

Rachel J. Bradford