Praj industries, a global process solution company on 7 January 2015 bagged an order from Uganda's Kakira Sugars, to build an ethanol plant with a capacity of 60000 litres per day. The plant will process cane molasses from the Kakira Sugar Mill.
The ethanol plant will also produce premium grade extra neutral alcohol (Beverage Alcohol) by employing ECOSMART technology. Besides, the bio-compost from the plant will be used as manure to increase soil fertility making it one of sustainable distilleries.
Under the contract, Praj industries will provide key technologies for fermentation, distillation, waste water treatment including bio-methanation followed by bio-composting.
Praj Industries is serving the Africa for past two decades by providing solutions for ethanol, brewery and wastewater treatment systems. It is one of the largest private-sector groups in East Africa.
• Executive Chairman of Praj Industries - Pramod Chaudhari
Kakira Sugars is a leading sugar and power producer in Uganda. It is part of the diversified Madhvani Group, one of the largest private-sector groups in East Africa.
Who: Praj Industries
When: 7 January 2015