Riga Sugar Company Limited (RSCL), the flagship
company of DHANUKA GROUP has Sugar (5,000
TCD), Ethanol (45
KLPD) & Co-Gen of Power ( 3 MW) and Organic
Fertiliser factories in North Bihar (India)
located at village and railway station, Riga, on
Narkatiaganj- Samastipur meter gauge section of
Northern Eastern Railway.
SUGAR: Company’s sugar factory is one of the oldest sugar
factory in India which was set-up in 1933 by The
Belsund Sugar & Industries limited under British
Management which was taken over by Dhanukas in 1950.
Under the Scheme of Arrangement as sanctioned by
Hon’ble Calcutta High Court the sugar factory was
transferred w.e.f.1.10.1981 to Riga Sugar Company
Limited which was incorporated on 2nd September,1980.
The initial installed capacity of the sugar plant
was 800 TCD which was increased to 1200 TCD in 1956
than increased to 2000 TCD in 1987-88. In 1995-96
the company undertaken Expansion-cum-Diversification
scheme whereby the capacity of sugar plant was
increases to 2500 TCD and New
Distillery Plant of 50 KLPD was set-up.
In 1999-2000 the company implemented the scheme of
Sugar Technology Mission (STM) project for
Technological Upgradation-cum-Capacity Optimisation
Scheme of Sugar Unit as approved by STM, Government
of India at the Projected cost of 2675 Lacs and
simultaneously undertaken expansion scheme for
increasing the capacity to 3500, which was completed
in the season 1999-2000. Consequent to said STM
Scheme the Major machineries of the sugar plant was
newly installed like replacement of entire Mills,
addition of Boiler, Turbine and Equipments in
Again in 2006-07 the company undertaken project of
expansion of sugar plant to 5,000 TCD at cost of Rs.
35 Crores and achieved the enhanced capacity of 5000
TCD in current season 2010-11.
DISTILLERY: The company’s 50 KLPD Distillery Plant was set-up in
September, 1995 for manufacturing and marketing of
Molasses based Alcohol. Alcohol production was
stopped from 1st April-2016 due to prohibition in
Bihar. It now produces only Ethanol.
ETHANOL: The New Ethanol Plant of 45 KLPD commenced commercial
operation from 4th April, 2007 and has been
supplying Ethanol to Oil companies at different
locations in Bihar for admixing with Petrol.
CO-GEN OF POWER: The company has got 11 MW of producing capacity. 3
MW of power is exported and balance is used in
ORGANIC & BIO-FERTILISERS: The company
manufacture BIO-COMPOST in the name of HARABHARA
FERTILISER -KRISHI-LABH by using Distillery
Effluents on press mud of sugar which is very useful
for foodgrains, vegetable, fruits, sugarcane, tea
plant etc. The company also produces
vermin-compost. The company produces bio-fertilisers