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Commissioning of this Distillery Completed in Bihar

The new distillery was commissioned on 1st February, 2022 with a total capacity of 70 KLPD. Magadh Sugar and Energy Limited (MSEL) has commissioned a new greenfield distillery to expand its ethanol capacity at Sidhwalia. The company has three sugar mills at New Swadeshi Sugar Mills, Narkatiaganj (West Champaran, Bihar); Bharat Sugar Mills (Sidhwalia, Bihar); and Hansanpur Sugar Mills, Hasanpur (Samastipur, Bihar) with a combined crushing capacity of 19,000 TCD. The company has one distillery at Narkatiganj with a total capacity of 150 KLPD (B Molasses). The company also has a co-gen facility and can generate 38 MW power.

He adds, “Ethanol remains a strong focus of the Government of India and India is growing very fast to establish its ethanol infrastructure. At Magadh Sugar, we are in line with our capex and have expanded our ethanol capacity with the commissioning of a greenfield distillery at Sidhwalia. This is expected to improve the high value product mix and enhance profitability. We believe our efficient operations will enable us to continue on our growth trajectory.”


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