Sugar & Chemical Industries (ESCI) is the most modern sugar mill in
Nepal with a present crushing capacity of 3000 TCD. It was established
in the year 1994 and was inaugrated by the present Prime Minister of Nepal,
Sri Girija Prasad Koirala.
The mill is located in the
terai belt, sugarcane rich area, Mohattari district of Nepal and is spread
over an area of 60 Hectares. Presently, the mill generates its own electricity
of 6 MW by a process called Co-generation. The mill envisages selling 2
MW of surplus electricity in the year 2000 to the Nepal Electricity Authority.
The waste (bagasse) from
this unit is used as fuel for the power plant and excess is dispatched
to its sister concern (Everest Paper Mill ) for paper making.