Welcome to the Deccan Sugar Technologists' Association, Pune [India]
The association was established in the year 1936 under able guidance of Seth Lalchand Hirachand, who was closely associated with Sugar Industry. In those days, machinery for sugar plants used to be imported and it was a great task to understand and operate the sugar plant and machinery. The farming practices of Sugar Cane cultivations were also in the development stage.

It was necessary to have an interaction between the Agronomists, Sugar Technologists' and Sugar Engineers of various operating sugar factories. Training to technical staff was also necessary. To undertake these activities, a common platform was rendered by D.S.T.A. covering the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka.

Initially, the technical discussions on various subjects used to be conducted at the sugar factory level. Further, a forum was formed by way of submitting the technical papers on observations and research at factory level. The live discussions on papers, concluding the gist of papers was also started. It was felt necessary to have an office at a central place, hence Pune being central place, the office of the association was set up in Pune in the year 1967 and the annual conventions were being conducted in Pune. Read More >>



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  The Deccan Sugar Technologists’ Association [India]
  17/1 & 2, ‘DSTA House’
  Opp. Shivajinagar S.T. Stand
  Pune-411 005
  Maharashtra, India

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