Nava Bharat Ventures Limited

Agri Business

Agricultural sector plays an important role in developing economies. Recognizing this role, the Company diversified into agri-business, starting with sugarcane development and production of sugar and downstream products.

The Company’s philosophy for development of agri-business revolves around

  • Implementation of new and appropriate crop production technologies
  • Development of farmers through contract farming
  • Innovative measures for energy conservation and protection of environment in the processing units
Highlights of Achievements
  • The Company’s Sugar Plant is one of the most energy efficient sugar plants, operating with an electrical energy consumption of 23 kWh per tonne of cane crushed and 31% steam consumption on cane.
  • Zero discharge of effluents achieved by installation of a reverse osmosis plant and spent wash evaporation plant and 100% utilization of the product received from the evaporation plant for composting filter cake and producing organic manure.
  • Domestic
  • International
Sugar Plant in Andhra Pradesh, India

Location : Samalkot, Andhra Pradesh

Capacity : 4000 TCD

Distillery Plant in Andhra Pradesh, India

Location : Samalkot, Andhra Pradesh

Capacity : 20 KLPD

Ethanol Plant in Andhra Pradesh, India

Location : Samalkot, Andhra Pradesh

Capacity : 30 KLPD

International Agri Business Activities

To leverage its expertise in agri-business, NBV has identified good potential for development of commercial agriculture in Zambia.


Kawambwa Sugar Limited (KSL), incorporated in Zambia, is a step-down subsidiary of NBV. KSL has obtained approval of the Government of Republic of Zambia for allocation of 10,000 Ha of land in Luena Farm Block, Kawambwa District, Luapula Province of Zambia, to set up an Integrated Sugar Complex. Detailed project report has been prepared. The Environmental clearance has been obtained from Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA). The Company is in the process of selecting and appointing contractors for the construction of Sugar factory, power plant and distillery through International bidding. Sugarcane seed multiplication with tissue culture seedlings, varieties as recommended by the South African Sugarcane Research Institute (SASRI) and screening of variety for further multiplication for cane production is in process.