Girdharilal Sugar & Allied Inds., formerly known as Narmada Sugars was incorporated in Oct.'89 and was promoted by Premier Proteins & other group companies and by G L Agarwal & R K Agarwal. It manufactures white crystal sugar which is used for domestic purposes, confectionery and pharmaceuticals. The by-products are molasses, bagasse and power. Molasses are used to manufacture alcohol and citric acid. Bagasse is used as raw material in the paper industry and as fuel for generation of steam and power. In Apr.'94, the company came out with a public issue to augment its financial resources to part-finance the sugar project to manufacture crystal white sugar with an installed capacity of 2500 tcd, expandable to 3500 tcd. The project was completed in 95-96. The company started its co-generation plant to produce 3 MW power which is sufficient for the requirement of sugar factory.