Sri Chamundeswari Sugars Limited (SCSL), incorporated in December 1970, is promoted by Dr.N.Mahalingam of the ‘Sakthi Group’ Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
SCSL started its operation to manufacture sugar with an installed capacity of 1250 TCD in 1974 at K.M.Doddi,Maddur Taluk,Mandya District in Karnataka. It undertook expansion of its sugar manufacturing capacity from 1250 TCD to 2400 TCD in 1986 and further to 4000 TCD in 2006
In the year 2002-03, the company set up a distillery unit to manufacture rectified spirit, denatured sprit and extra neutral alcohol from molasses with an installed capacity of 50 kilo liters per day (KLPD). Along with the Distillery Plant,biogas and bio-compost units has been setup to treat and add value to the effluent form the distillery. The bio-compost unit was put up to produce Bio-fertilizer by biologically assimilating wastewater effulent intp Press-mud organically without causing any damage to environmental factors. It is one of the model units in India, which are treating effluents.
In March 2004, the Company put up a Unique Plant for Extracting Methane forcibly form Wastewater of Distillery Plant. This plant is in conformity to the norms of UNFCCC as a Project of Clean Development Mechanism. The project eliminates incidental emission of Methane Gas to the atmosphere while in storage. The project is eligible for carbon credits under CMD.
The Co-generation plant of 26 MW has been Commissioned and started operations w.ef 02.04.2008. The Commissioning of the Project would increase the revenue stream of the Company.
During the year 2007-08 the Company has taken on Lease 1250 TCD capacity Hemavathy Sahakara Sakkare Kharkhane Niyamit situated at Srinivasapura,Channarayapatna Taluk,Hassan District of Karnataka for a period of 30 years commencing form 26/10/2007 . The company has Commenced Operations in the leased facility form Dec.’2007.
Since its inception, the company has been helping the surrounding villages for their soci-economic development through direct and indirect employment opportunities . Also by liberally donating money for various social causes by constructing rooms for the schools, community halls and temples.