Project with several "First's" :
IGBMVSSK is set up as a showcase project to inspire similar ventures
by rural womenfolk elsewhere in the country as they strive for
economic empowerment. IGBMVSSK has several "first's" to its credit.
1. First fully women owned
sugar cooperative factory in the world.
First project to implement the 'Policy on Women' declared
by the Government of Maharashtra.
First project to have tied up with overseas organisations for developing
sugarcane crop using drip irrigation technology.
First women's factory to bring into existence the concept of Rural
Society based on Agro-industry.
First women's cooperative that educates and trains women to use
modern technique for sugarcane cultivation.
First project that provides self-employment to female farmers
and employment to skilled & unskilled women in rural areas.