Pune, 4th June 2022: The sub-centre of Vasantdada Sugar Institute, Pune, will be started in Marathwada as well as Vidarbha, announced Sharad Pawar, president of the institute.
Pawar was addressing the inaugural function of the state-level sugar council in Pune today. He said that the sub centre was being set up in Vidarbha at the request of Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari.
Earlier, the citizens of Marathwada had demanded to start a sub centre of Vasantdada Sugar Institute in their area. The first sub-centre of ‘Vasantdada Sugar’ in the state has been started in Jalna district at the request of the citizens there.
Gadkari was the chief guest at the inaugural function of the state-level sugar conference in Pune on Saturday. Before the inauguration ceremony, Gadkari demanded that Vasantdada Sugar Institute’s sub centre be set up in Vidarbha and expressed readiness to provide the required 110 acres of land for the facility, Pawar said.
As the president of Vasantdada Sugar Institute, he is accepting the demand of Gadkari. According to their demand, the second sub-center of this organization will be started in Vidarbha. For this, the land provided by Gadkari will be compensated by Vasantdada Sugar Institute, Pawar said.