Uttam Sugar Mills has received approval from Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to resume the manufacturing operations of the Distillery Division at its 'Barkatpur Unit'. Accordingly, the company is re-starting the manufacturing operations of the Distillery Division situated at 'Barkatpur Unit'.
Earlier on April 10, the company received a communication from CPCB under section 5 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, to close down the manufacturing operations of the Distillery Division situated at Barkatpur Unit till the compliance of its directions.
Uttam Sugar Mills is engaged in production of sugar, Ethanol and generation of power. The company has four sugar plants, which are located in northern India. One plant is located in the state of Uttarakhand and three plants in the state of Uttar Pradesh.