Army Welfare Sugar Mills
Army Welfare Sugar Mills (AWSM) is one of the subsidiary of Army Welfare Trust. It can be termed as the mother project of Army Welfare Trust. This project came into existence on desire of General Headquarters Rawalpindi for fulfilment of AWT’s aim i.e generation of funds for the welfare and rehabilitation of orphans, widows of Shaheeds and disabled personnel of Pak Army. AWSM started its operation in Feb 1984 at Badin. During its establishment it was 3rd Sugar Mill of Dist Badin and 13th Sugar Mill of Sindh province. Ever since its inception it has contributed huge financial assistance to AWT, enabling it to provide its member assistance as well as to establish more business units.
The initial crushing capacity of this Mill was 2000 Tons Crushing per Day (TCD) which later was increased in stages to 4000 TCD in 2011. In year 2013, massive task of modernization and automation of the held machines / equipments have been successfully completed which is expected to further enhance quality of product and safe working environment. Though a small mill in terms of crushing capacity, its presence is being felt in Sugar Industry of Pakistan due to its credibility and efficient plant functioning.
AWSM can be termed as one of the leading projects of sugar industry in Sindh Province and is well known and enjoying much wanted credibility in terms of timely payment to growers, clearance of taxes and abiding by all government rules & regulations in true spirit.
AWSM is a major source of employment for the people of the vicinity and also providing jobs to ex-army personnel and its wards. This project is assisting over 5000 persons directly or indirectly to earn their livelihood in exemplary environment.
Our commitment is to provide top attention to growers, and achieve quality revolution in field of our activities from procurement of sugarcane to production and marketing.
AWSM is well capable of producing following sugar grades with ICUMSA as low as 40:-
- Refined (3 x grades R-1, R-2, R-3)
- Pharma (An effort is in hand)