Dr.-Ing. N.K. Gupta Technical Consultants

Flour, Rice and Grain Milling Engineering Experts

Techno-Economic Feasibility Reports

Undertaking a new milling project is a major business undertaking. To provide our clients with the reassurance of a feasible capital investment, Dr.-Ing. N.K. Gupta Technical Consultants provide the following technical and financial analyses, both within India and abroad. Each study is tailored to the specifics of the client’s milling requirements:

Report types:

  • Project Identification
  • Techno-Economic Feasibility Studies
  • Project Appraisal
  • Turn-around and Revival studies

Report contents:

Reports typically include all aspects of technology involved, project details, raw material profile, market scenario, equipment systems, project costing and financial considerations.

Industries covered:

  • Wheat Roller Flour Mills
  • Stone-Ground Wheat (Chakki Atta) Mills
  • Rice Mills
  • Dal and Besan Mills
  • Maize and Corn Mills
  • Extruded Food Plants
  • Spices Grinding & Grading Plants
  • Sesame Seed Plants
  • Seed Cleaning Plants
  • Guar Gum Splits and Powder Plants

Geographies covered:

  • Indian sub-continent
  • South-East Asia
  • Africa

Example: TEFR for Rice Mill (Table of Contents):

  1. Executive Summary
  2. Introduction
    • Milling of Rice
    • Type of Rice Mills
    • Parboiling of Rice
    • Advantages of Parboiling
    • Modern Dry-heat Parboiling method and its benefits
    • By-Products of Rice Milling
  3. Project Details
    • Financial Projections
    • Location
    • Land, Power, Water and Manpower availability
    • Promoters
  4. Raw Material (Paddy)
    • Raw material Profile
    • Raw Material Handling
    • Raw material availability
    • Classification of Paddy market
    • Procurement of Raw Material
    • Survey of select paddy markets
  5. Market Scenario
    • World Rice Production
    • Rice Exports – The Indian Potential
    • Marketing Arrangements
  6. Equipment Systems and detailed process steps required in the rice milling industry
    • Process steps and Flow diagram
    • Detailed Process steps
    • Equipment Systems
  7. Estimated Cost of Project
    • Land and Site development
    • Building and Civil work (factory building, non-factory building, utility building)
    • Plant and Machinery
    • Utilities and Auxiliaries
    • Miscellaneous Fixed Assets
    • Preliminary Expenses
    • Pre-Operative Expenses
    • Contingencies
  8. Financial Projections
    • Profitability Assumptions
    • Capacity Utilization
  9. Detailed Financial Calculations
    • Margin money for working capital
    • Estimate of cost of production
    • Estimate of cost of working results
    • Interest on Rupee term loan
    • Interest on foreign currency loan
    • Depreciation by SLM method
    • Interest on working capital
    • Depreciation by WDV method
    • Computation of Tax
    • Projected cash flow
    • Projected balance sheet
    • Break even analysis
    • Pay back period
    • Debt-Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR)
    • Internal rate of return
    • Sensitivity Analysis
  10. Drawings
    • Flow Charts
    • Site Plan
    • Building Layout and its Sections
  11. Catalogues