XXXI Congress

February 2023

Hyderabad, India

The XXXI Congress scheduled for December 2022 will be held in February 2023 with the following programme:

  • Congress 20-23 February with Pre-congress tour 17-18 February and Post-congress tour 24-28 February.
  • The format of the Congress will combine conventional sessions (2 days) with sectional workshops (2 days).
  • The Call for the papers and posters for presentation at the Congress will be sent out by the ISSCT Editor in early 2022


    The XXXI Congress will take place at:

    Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC)
    Novotel & HICC Complex (Near HITEC City), Hyderabad – 500081

    The venue has all the infrastructures for the Congress including the Trade Exhibition. 

    Congress Organizing Committee (COC)

    The members of the Congress Organizing Committee (COC) are:

    • Honorary President: Dr Suresh Bhosale, Chief Promoter, Jaywant Sugars Ltd.

    • Congress Chairman: Mr Ranjit Puri, Former President of Indian Sugar Mills Association & The Sugar Technologists’ Association of India, Honorary Fellow, The Sugar Technologists’ Association of India

    • Congress Vice Chairman: Mr Vivek M. Pittie, Past President, Indian Sugar Mills Association

    • Congress Executive President: Mr Sanjay Awasthi, President, The Sugar Technologists’ Association of India (STAI)

    • Congress Secretary/Treasurer: Mr Anurag Goyal, ISSCT Councillor from India & Council Member, STAI

    • Congress Coordinator: Mr Amit Khatter, Secretary General, STAI

    The Sugar Technologists’ Association of India (STAI) Contact Details

    The Sugar Technologists’ Association of India (STAI)
    Plot No.15, 301 Aggarwal Okhla Plaza
    Community Centre
    Okhla Phase – I, New Delhi – 110 020
    Tel.: +91-11 45960930, 31, 32
    Fax.: +91-11-45960932