Saboo sodium chloro ltd.

Saboo Sodium Chloro Ltd. is an Indian company set up in 1993 with the express object of setting up North India’s first large scale Salt Refinery. It is best known for being the creator of the popular salt brand: Surya Salt. The company was listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange. Started in Nawa, Rajasthan it has since emerged as the second strongest salt brand in India behind Tata Salt. It is also credited with being the first large scale industrial salt setup in Nawa which in turn led to the booming of the salt industry in the region with hundreds of factories present today.
SSCL started operations in 1993 with a single salt refinery in Nawa, Rajasthan. The refinery in Nawa refines salt by chemical process. Raw salt is supplied from Sambhar Lake. With increasing demand, facilities were increased and another refinery in Gandhidham, Gujrat was set up to cater to export orders. Yet another refinery was opened in Phalodi, Rajasthan in 2016. SSCL opened solar and wind energy plants in Rajasthan and Maharashtra in 2011. Apart from this, SSCL has interests in the hospitality sector as well and is currently the owner of Fort auwa(hotel) by lease.
Salt industry
Having sales of 750 million rupees from its salt business alone, SSCL is the salt market leader in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. The company owns numerous salt brands such as Tota salt, Saboo salt and Tiger salt however Surya salt leads in terms of revenue generation. The company is known to be a supplier to various multinational food and detergent brands. The sales stand growing at 20-30% every year with an increased push towards untapped market regions of Southern and North-Eastern India. Domestic competitors include Annapurna, Captain Cook, i-shakti, Nirma Shudh, Aashirvaad and Tata salt.
SSCL is the owner of fort-turned-hotel: Fort Auwa. Apart from that, SSCL is undertaking the development of two luxury resorts in Pushkar and Jaipur. Proposal for a third one in Jaipur is in the pipeline. The Trust is registered with Govt. of India, Income Tax Dept. U/S 80G. It provides various facilities to the local people of Nawa such as:
# Drinking water services- For cattle and human being. For this purpose the Trust is having tractors and water tankers.
# Education assistance- To needy students Books, School Dresses, Shoes etc. are distributed free of charge.
# Craft school- For girls and young ladies with a trained teacher. Regular daily classes of stitching machines after completion of training to the needy girls. This is an income enabling program giving them the tools to make garments and handicrafts.
# The trust helped in the construction of school classrooms in the region as well as donated computers to needy schools. ==
For their work in the salt industry, SSCL has received praises and commendation from many institutions and people such as:
# Salt Commissioner of India
# Northern Railways
# Bureau of Indian standards and specifications
# Chemical and Allied products export promotion council of India
< Prev   Next >