Two weeks training programme on “Quality & Chemical Control” for the technical staff of sugar factories of U.P. Cooperative Sugar Factories Federation Ltd., commenced today at National Sugar Institute, Kanpur. The training programme is being attended by 40 personnel from 20 sugar factories of the federation.
Inaugurating the training programme, Shri Narendra Mohan, Director, National Sugar Institute called upon the participants to take advantage of theoretical & practical training to be imparted for enriching their knowledge about the analytical procedures to be followed in sugar industry as per the recommendations of International Commission for Uniform Methods of Sugar Analysis. Learning of techniques of chemical control is also of paramount importance to assess efficiencies attained at various unit operations and productivity as a whole, he said.
Under the changed scenario when sugar factories are undertaking diversion of sugar through various routes, methodology for correct assessment of sugar & ethanol recoveries must be understood and thus subject matter in this regard has been kept essentially in the course content, said Shri Mohan.
We have tried to cover all the areas related to the topic and idea about various quality certifications viz. BIS, FSSAI, ISO and Halal etc. shall be given said Shri D Swain, Professor Sugar Engineering and Convener of the training programme. Now when the country is exporting sugar continuously and even the general consumer has become more quality conscious, importance of such certifications has increased many fold, he said.