38th Annual General Meeting of Vasantdada Sugar Institute (VSI) will be held on Saturday, 07th March 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at VSI campus, Manjari Budruk under the chairmanship of former Minister of Agriculture, Shri Sharadchandraji Pawar, Chairman, VSI. Hon. Shri Devendra Fadanvis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra State will be the Chief Guest of the function. Shri Chandrakant Patil, Minister of Co-operation, Marketing and Textiles and Public works will be Honorary Chief Guest. The meeting will be attended by many dignitaries, Shri Vijaysinh Mohite-Patil, Chairman, Sakhar Sangh and members of Board of Trustees, Governing Council of VSI. On this occesion Awards of Excellence will be given by VSI to the outstanding performing sugar mills and personnel. In this regards, the list of award winners was declared by Shri Shivajirao Deshmukh, Director General, VSI at a press conference held at Patrakar Bhavan, Pune on 03rd March 2015. To download List of Award Winners (in Marathi), Click Here
Sugarcane Breeding Centre, Amboli
VSI established in 1975 by the sugarcane growers of the co-operative sugar factories, is the only orgainzation of its kind in the World. The institute performs under one umbrella all scientific, technical and educational functions relevant to the Sugar Industry. The institute endeavour to improve and increase the productivity in the Sugar Industry through three main channels namely - Academics, Research and Extension. VSI symbolizes a unique partnership between Sugar Industry, the Scientific
Community and the Cane Growers.