R.S. Raghavan, Managing Director of Zuari Global Limited, has been bestowed with the “Life Time Achievement Award” from the Sugar Technologists’ Association of India (STAI) in the inaugural ceremony of the 79th Annual Convention of STAI held on October 04, 2021, in recognition to the invaluable contribution made by him in the development of sugar industry in India, company said in a filing.
STAI is an apex body of sugar professionals pursuing the cause of growth and development of sugar and allied industries through the consultative and participatory processes since its inception in 1925. It is recognized by the Govt. of India as a Scientific and Industrial research organization and has been continuously striving to bring out cost effective & innovative technologies to enhance quality, productivity and competitiveness for sugar & allied products. STAI confers its most prestigious award “Life Time Achievement Award” to outstanding business leaders and professionals working for the cause of growth and development of sugar industry.
“RS Raghavan is one of the pioneers in the Indian sugar industry. He is a Chartered Accountant and has over 49 years of rich and varied experience in vide range of industries such as Sugar, Fertilisers, Chemicals, Steel, Textile and Electronics. He has been associated with Zuari Global Limited and its various group entities. As Managing Director of Gobind Sugar Mills Limited (“GSML”), a material subsidiary of the Company, which is primarily engaged in the business of manufacture and sale of sugar, molasses and press mud and is
also engaged in generation of power and ethanol,” company said
“Mr. Raghavan under difficult and trying circumstances, tured around GSML and its operations and added significantly to the value-based assets of the Company. During his tenure, GSML has successfully implemented the various projects including Co-generation Power Plant, Refinery and Distillery,” it added.