Ugar Sugar Works is planning to expand the sugar capacity at its plant in Ugar Khurd village, Athani taluka, in Belagavi district of Karnataka. The project involves expanding sugar capacity from 10,000 tccpd to 20,000 tccpd at an investment of Rs 150 crore. The project will also involve expansion of the co-generation power unit capacity from 44 MW to 75 MW and scrapping of its 30 klpd distillery unit and setting up a new distillery unit with a capacity of 155 klpd. As of July 2017, the project has been accorded to the project. Work on the project is expected to commence by July 2018.