The centralized R&D division is housed in 1300 sq metre of built up laboratory space and has 115 acres of research farm for sugarcane field oriented research and development in all its four sugar complexes.

The constituent units in the R&D division are:

Crop sciences facility
• Soil , plant and water – analysis and management
• Sugarcane varietal development
• Sugarcane nursery development
• Sugarcane agronomy




Biotechnology facility
• Industrial biotechnology – Fermentation technology
• Agricultural Microbiology – Bioproducts
• Plant Tissue Culture – Sugarcane Micro-propagation
• Biological control – For crop pests & diseases
• Pheromone technology – For crop pests

Environmental management facility
• Waste management in Sugar & Distillery
• Composting technology