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Rajesh Dhingra

Advisor at DSCL Sugar (Division of DCM Shriram Limited), India


Rajesh Dhingra has about forty years of professional experience and has worked in  Potable, Industrial and Fuel Ethanol field in India and Africa. He has a Masters Degree in Process Plant Design from the Indian Institute of Technology – Delhi and Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering from Panjab University, Chandigarh. 

At present he is working as Advisor to Sugar Division of DCM Shriram Ltd., which is a diversified business conglomerate. This company has four sugar units producing molasses as a byproduct and is in the process of set up a molasses based ethanol plant with an annual capacity of 49,500 KL ethanol. Prior to this, Mr. Dhingra, was working with Mawana Sugars Limited as Head of the Ethanol Business. He was responsible for setting up its state of the art fuel ethanol plant based on cane molasses and to enter ethanol business. He spearheaded expansion of production capacity by installing covered shed at its bio-composting facility so that the plant could run round the year, unaffected by the rains.

He is also on the Managing Committee of All India Distillers Association and  Renewable Energy and Bio-fuel Sub Committee of Indian Sugar Mills Association, who actively interact with the Indian Government when any policy is formed relating to ethanol field and to take up issues faced by the Industry.

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