The Indira Gandhi Bharatiya Mahila Vikas Sahakari Sakhar Kharkhana
located in Tambale, Bhudargad Taluka, Kolhapur District, is the
World's First Sugar Factory Owned, Organized and Managed by the
women of India. IGBMVSSK is promoted by a group of eminent women
from Kolhapur District, who have done pioneering work in the field
of education, social welfare and upliftment of women & children.
The other promoters include eminent social workers from Kolhapur
District, educationists, entrepreneurs and agriculturists, who
are committed to improve the social status of women through economic
means. The project is conceived by a group of dynamic women hailing
from the Kolhapur District, who have worked relentlessly to set
up this unique venture. This venture is set to revolutionize women
entrepreneurship in the country and act as the torchbearer for
similar ventures by women all over the country / World.