UP Distillers Association (UPDA) – Igniting the Spirit of Excellence

Unlocking the Past, Pioneering the Future: A Glance at UPDA’s Journey

Since its establishment in 1983, the Uttar Pradesh Distillers Association (UPDA) has been the crowning glory of the Distillery Industry. Now, as we celebrate a momentous milestone in 2023, marking four decades of excellence, UPDA stands tall as the unrivaled leader. Our unwavering commitment to quality and innovation has earned official recognition from various state government departments, including Excise, Pollution, Industry, Taxation, and Labour. With a staggering 90 distilleries already operating in Uttar Pradesh and 33 more on the horizon, UPDA  Memberstakes pride in producing over 90% of the potable Country liquor, truly fueling the spirit of the state.

Igniting Progress, Shaping the Future: UPDA’s Vision

Revolutionizing the Distillery Industry: UPDA envisions a distillery industry in Uttar Pradesh that surpasses all boundaries, flourishing with unwavering ethics and unbridled success. Driven by a passion for innovation and cooperation, we are committed to sustainable methods that bring immeasurable benefits to our members, the state, and the nation at large.
Forging a Global Legacy: As trailblazers in the distillery industry, UPDA aims to position Uttar Pradesh as the unrivaled global leader. Through cutting-edge technologies, strategic planning, and a relentless pursuit of excellence, we will cement our place at the forefront of the industry, setting new benchmarks for others to follow.
Empowering Growth and Competitiveness: UPDA is a catalyst for growth, nurturing a business environment that fosters competitiveness and propels the industry to new heights. By promoting trade, cultivating innovation, and embracing dynamic strategies, we unlock unparalleled growth opportunities for our members and stakeholders.
Advocacy for Success: At UPDA, we wield a powerful voice that resonates with government authorities, policymakers, and regulatory bodies. Our dedicated advocacy efforts ensure that the interests of our members are safeguarded and nurtured, paving the way for favorable policies, progressive regulations, and lucrative incentives.
Envisioning a Technological Renaissance: UPDA understands that the key to sustainable success lies in embracing continuous innovation and technological advancements. By spearheading digitalization, automation, and research collaborations, we unlock unprecedented possibilities for enhancing productivity, efficiency, and sustainability within distillery operations.
Catalyzing Knowledge Exchange and Research: UPDA serves as a hub for knowledge exchange, igniting a spirit of collaboration and research development. Through strategic partnerships and collaborations with national and international stakeholders, we foster the exchange of ideas, facilitate groundbreaking research, and drive advancements in alcohol and ethanol production.
Cultivating Green Initiatives: With a deep-rooted commitment to environmental sustainability, UPDA actively supports crop improvement, encourages responsible maize cultivation, explores genetically modified crops, and promotes the utilization of distillers dried grain with soluble (DDGS) in animal feed. Together, we can build a greener, more sustainable future.

Step into the Future: Join the UPDA Revolution

Be a part of UPDA’s extraordinary journey towards transforming the distillery industry. Together, we will forge new horizons, create an unparalleled legacy, and set the stage for a future where excellence knows no bounds. Join us as we celebrate innovation, embrace progress, and ignite the spirit of excellence within the heart of Uttar Pradesh.

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July 19,2024, Hotel Hyatt Centric, New Delhi  read more

UPDA having completed it’s 40 Glorious Years. I am delighted to present this Testimony on having achieved this landmark journey.