Satnam Overseas Ltd, one of the leading player in the organised Basmati Rice industry, the company also exports Basmati Rice and trades in Pulses, Oil Seeds in International market. SOL retails Basmati Rice and its ready-to-eat pulav under the Brand 'Kohinoor'. SOL was incorporated as a private limited company in Jul.'89 and was converted into a public limited company in Dec.'92. The company is an associate of the Satnam Overseas group, known for its presence in the rice trade since 1979. In Oct.'92, Satnam Overseas, a partnership firm belonging to the same group merged/amalgamated with the company. SOL at present has two rice mills in rice-growing areas, one at Murthal, Haryana, and the other at Amritsar, Punjab, with an installed capacity of 12 tph. In addition, it is located on the national highway and is close to the major grain markets. In Jan.'93, it went public to part-finance the modernisation of the plants. The company forays into allied areas like pulses, rice-based snacks, etc. It has already launched premium-quality branded pulses at the national level and plans to launch a product Rice and Spice (rice mixed with dehydrated vegetables and spices in ready-to-cook pouches). Company has bagged award from WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM in view of its excellent contribution towrads global growth, also bagged the prestigious APEDA Award for the recognition for its outstanding contribution to promoting exports of agriculture and processed food product and product development. The company has started joint venture company Indo European Foods Limited with Headquarters in United Kingdom and the operations have already started.To penetrate into the Middle east region a new joint venture company Rice Rice Raisers Factory L L C have been established with the head quarters in Dubai. Under the brand name of 'Kohinoor' the company is planning to launch ready to-eat and ready-to-cook food products both in the domestic as well as the overseas markets.