The Company was incorporated on 18th june 1992 under the Companies
Act 1956 with the register of companies delhi and Haryana at New
Delhi. The certificate of commencement was obtained by the company
on 9th July 1992. The Time lag between the incorporation and the
setting up of the project has been on account of the time required by
the Company to change the site from Himachal Pradesh to Rajasthan,
acquisition of land, convertion of land and tie-up of collaboration
arrangements. After entering into the collaboration agreement on
27th May 1993, the Company has proceeded with implementation of its
PRESENT BUSINESS OF THE COMPANY
The company proposes to manufacture and market beer under the brand
name of Henninger. They also propose to manufacture barley malt, a
part of which will be used captively for production of beer and the
rest will be sold. The Beer industry has been a tightly controlled
licensed industry since independence. The issue of licences to beer
units was restricted till the recent past. Licenses to new units for
the manufacture of beer have now been issued after a moratorium of a
number of years. With the marked shift in preference from hard
drinks to lighter alcoholic drinks the beer market has expanded at a
fast pace. There are a number of listed Companies in this line of
business some of which are United Breweries Ltd., Mohan Meakin
Breweries Ltd., Haryana Breweries and Mysore Breweries Ltd.
Winsome Breweries Ltd. has been promoted by Shri R.K. Bagrodia. Shri
Bagrodia, aged 49 years is a Chemical Engineer from IIT Kharagpur and
has obtained Master's Degrees in Chemical Engineering as well as
Management Science from University of Waterloo, Canada.
Shri Bagrodia's experience in setting up and managing industries
dates back to 1969 when he promoted Himalayan Rasayan Udyog Pvt. Ltd.
in Udaipur, Rajasthan to manufacture sodium silico fluoride from waste
effluents of M/s. Hindustan Zinc Ltd. which was causing water
pollution. He remained in the business till 1982 when he co-promoted
M/s. Winsome Textile Industries Ltd. (WTIL) He was the joint Managing
Director of the Company from 24.5.82 to 22.5.87, when he resigned to
be associated with other ventures such as Suzuki (India) Ltd. which
is engaged in the domestic and international trading of commodities.
Though Shri Bagrodia does not have any experience in the beer
industry, being an experienced chemical engineer with long experience
in other industries, he is well placed to run a brewery which is
essentially a food processing industry requiring chemical engineering
expertise. The Company is also inducting technical executives for the
The other Company in which Mr. R.K. Bagrodia is involved is M/s.
Suzuki (India) Ltd. (SIL). Suzuki (India) Ltd. has been engaged in
Domestic and International Trading of Commodities since 1984. In the
domestic sector, the Company has been dealing in commodities like
Polyster Staple Fibre and Chips.
Shri R.K. Bagrodia has also promoted Indfish Limited in 1992, which
envisages the setting up of a 100% EOU for deep sea fishing in the
Indian EEZ (Exclusive Economic Zone). The Company has not yet
commenced its activities.