Handbook on Soaps, Detergents & Acid Slurry (3rd Revised Edition) ( ) ( Best Seller ) ( ) ( ) ( )
Author NIIR Board ISBN 9788178330938
Code ENI38 Format Paperback
Price: Rs 1575   1575 US$ 43   43
Pages: 800 Published 2013
Publisher Asia Pacific Business Press Inc.
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Novelty in ideas and marketing seems to be the major subject matter of the Indian soap industry. The soaps, detergent and acid slurry product industry are vivacious, varied, creative and tricky, and have the prospective to provide a gratifying career. Soaps and detergents are used frequently in our daily life. We use them to wash our hands and clean our clothes without ever really paying attention to how they work. Beneath the plain white surface of a bar of soap lie an intriguing history and a powerful chemistry. It has been said that amount of soap and detergent consumed in a country is a reliable measure of its civilizations. There was a time when these products were luxury; now it is a necessity. Acid slurry is a sulphonation product made by sulphonation of linear alkyl benzene by oleum or so3 or sulphuric acid or combinations of above. It is used in manufacturing of various detergents. The Soap and Detergent industry is profoundly lucrative with splendid market potential as well as bright future scope. In order to meet the requirement of market demand, many more new units are recommended to be established on small and cottage scale. Soaps and detergents are very similar in their chemical properties. However, there is a significant difference between them; soaps are produced from natural products, and detergents are synthetic, or manmade. The market is expected to grow at rates ranging from under 4% to around 4.5%. These are very modest rates considering that the lifestyles not only of urbanites, but even of well off rural folks are changing at a very high pace. The analysts are expecting the industry to continue to grow in both the industrialized as well as developing nations.

The present book has been written keeping in view the basic difficulties of the entrepreneurs. Nominal investment is required for this industry which comprises simple method of processing for manufacturing of various types of soaps, detergents and acid slurry.

The book contains chapters on: acid slurry, detergent manufacturing, detergents of various types, principal groups of synthetic detergents, inorganic components of detergents, synthesis of detergents, liquid detergents, packaging of soaps and detergent and many more such chapters. The enclosure also contains a list of suppliers of raw material (overseas) and list of plant and machinery suppliers (overseas). Fundamental information in venturing a market and the opportunity and prerequisite of the potential sector has been the superlative way to make a way into in a market. How and what if correctly taken care can take you to a long way. The first hand information on different types of soaps, detergent and acid slurry products have been properly dealt in the book and can be very useful for those looking for entrepreneurship opportunity in the said industry.


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Chemical Name of Acid Slurry
Difference Between Soft and Hard Slurry
Sulphonation of Dodecyl Benzene or Preparation of Acid Slurry
Plant & Machineries Details for Manufacturing Acid Slurry
Raw Materials for Acid Slurry
Process of Manufacture
Manufacturing Steps of Acid Slurry
The Main Advantages Using Oleum
Precautionary Measures for Handling Sulphuric acid and Oleum
Raw Material Requirements
Market Potential
Alpha Olefins
Process of Manufacturing Alpha Olefins

Other Additives
Procedural details of manufacturing 'Commercial' Detergent Powders

Detergent Powder
Metal Cleaners
Liquid Detergents
Detergent (Nirma Type)
Detergent Cake

Anionic Detergents
Cationic Detergents
Non-ionic Detergents
Amphoterics and Zwitterionics

Builders and Other Additives
Oxygen-releasing Compounds
Sundry Inorganic Builders

Raw Materials for Anionic Synthetic Detergents
Alkyl Benzene
Methyl Esters
Sulphonation of Detergent Raw Materials
Sulphonation with SO3
Sulphonation Processes
Non-ionic Detergents
Cationic Detergents
Amphoteric Detergents

Liquid Detergents
Paste Detergents
Solid Detergents
Fabric Softners
Abrasive Cleaners

Household Cleaning
Hard Surface Cleaners
Solvent Detergent
Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners
Textile Dressing
Food and Dairy Industries
Detergent Sanitizers
Metal Cleaners
Miscellaneous Cleaners

Performance Criteria
Formulation Requirements
Approach to Product Formulation
Production of Detergent Active
Additives to Detergent Actives
Production of Detergent Powder by Dry Mixing
Production of Detergent Bars
Liquid Detergents

Health and Safety Factors
Production Procedure
Derivation of Linear Alkyl Benzene (LAB)
Derivation of Fatty Alcohols
Process Based on Natural Fats
Process based on Ethylene Source
Sulphonation of Lab with 98 percent Sulphuric Acid
Detergent Powder Prepared Without using Spray Dryer
(High Bulk Density)

Requisites of Surfactants for Formulating Liquid Detergents
Surfactants Most Commonly Used
Viscosity Controllers
Other Ingredients
Household Liquid Detergents for Laundering
Typical Formulations
A Recommended Formulation

Packaging Material Specifications 
Package Testing Methods
Other Tests
Packaged Commodities Rules

Classification of Fats/Oils
Some of the Most Useful, Fats and Oils
Purification of Soap Fats
Non Fatty Raw Materials for Soap
Other Additives (Foam Producers)

(A) Washing Soaps
(B) Nerol Washing Soap
(C) Toilet Soaps
(D) Carbolic Soaps
(E) Shaving Soaps
(F) Special Soaps
(G) Vaseline Soap
(H) Liquid Soap
(I) Girt Soaps
(J) Depilatory Soaps
(K) Metallic Soaps in Protective Coating Industry
(L) Liquid Dental Soap
(M) Medicated Soap

Manufacturing Soap
Glycerine Recovery
Production of Laundry and Toilet Soaps
Production of Filled Soaps on the Mazzoni
Technology of Toilet Soaps
Process Control
Other Soaps

Health and Safety Factors
Classification of Soap Products
Methods of Manufacture
Various Finishing Methods
Washing bar/cake soap from neat soap 
Semi-boiling process and cold-made process 
Production of washing bar/cake soap by semi-boiling/
cold -made process 
Toilet soap
Medicated Soaps
Castile Soap by Boiling Process
Various Industrial Soaps
Laundry Washing Aids
More Laundry Wash Mixtures
Shaving Soaps
Shaving Cream 
Liquid Soaps/Shampoos
Soap Shampoos
Shampoos Based on Synthetic Surfactants
General formulations

(Quicker Methods)
Method of Continuous Saponification of Fats by Alkali Solution.
Continuous Neutralization Process
Continuous neutralization Process Using Fatty Acids Instead of Fats
Batch Methods of Splitting Fats in to fatty Acids and Glycerol
Purification of Fatty Acids

Characteristics of Soap
Saponification of Fats - The Basic Chemical Reaction Making Soap

List of Suppliers of Raw Material (Indigenous)
List of Plant and Machinery suppliers (Indigenous)
List of Suppliers of Raw Material (Overseas)
List of Plant and Machinery suppliers (Overseas)



The most of the active organic materials, commonly known as the synthetic detergents are either in the liquid form or in the paste form and are converted into powders by combining them with inorganic material commonly known as the 'builders' or the 'fillers'. The addition of these builders make the finished powder non-sticky, dry to the touch and do not tend to convert into lump. The common builders employed are of the following groups :

  1. Carbonates
  2. Phosphates
  3. Silicates
  4. Oxygen-releasing compounds, and
  5. Others as whitening agents, enzymes and anti-redeposition agents, insoluble inorganic fillers, colloidal silica and bleaching agent.

Sodium sulphate had been known as the inert fillers since quite a long time back. During the process of neutralisation of the excess of sulphuric acid with caustic soda, which is present in the dodecyl benzene sulphonate acid during sulphonation, sodium sulphate increases the foaming properties of sodium salt of dodecyl benzene sulphonic acid. Sodium sulphate retards the detergency of sodium dodecyl benzene sulphonate, but the addition of carboxy methyl cellulose overcomes this difficulty.

Here are some of the common compounds of each group generally used in the detergent industry.


Out of the four types of carbonates sodium carbonate or soda ash (NO2CO3), modified soda (NO2CO3 NaHCO3 2H2O) sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) and potassium carbonate (K2CO3), soda ash is the most important one as a source of alkalinity in detergent powders, absorbent and neutralising agent.


The most commonly employed phosphates in the detergent industry are :

Trisodium phosphates Na3PO4, 12H2O, disodium phosphates Na2HPO4, 12H2O, chlorinated trisodium phosphates (Na2PO4 12H2O)2 NaOCl, trisodium pyrophosphate Na4P2O7, sodium tripoly-phosphate Na5P3O10, sodium tetraphosphate Na6P4O13, and sodium hexametaphosphate (NaPO3)6. Of these, sodium tripolyphosphate is the most commonly used one and constitutes 30 to 50 per cent of the all modern synthetic detergent powders because :

  1. It adds to the washing powder of the detergent powder
  2. Its addition helps prevent greying of white clothes on repezted washings
  3. It equally works in hard water
  4. It enhances the dirt removing and soil suspending properties
  5. Its addition helps in the bead formation when the powder is made by conventional drying method.


These are of primary importance in the formulations of dish-washing powders. The commonly available silicates are of the three types :

Sodium metasilicate Na6Si2O7, Sodium metasilicate Na2SiO3, and Sodium orthosilicate Na4SiO4.

The use of potassium silicates in the detergent industry is also very common. SIlicates are added into the detergent powder with following specific purposes in view :

  1. Suspension of soil in solution and prevention of redeposition on cloth,
  2. As wetting and emulsifying agents,
  3. Good buffering action, and
  4. Inhibit corrosion of stainless steel and aluminium wares.

For getting all-round best result, the quality of silicates added should vary from 160 to 240 percent of the total weight of active detergent material.

Oxygen Releasing Compounds

Sodium perborate NaBO3. 4H2O is the most important compound of this class. When it is in the solution form, it is used as a bleaching agent. Its action is very mild and does not harm animal, vegetable and synthetic fibres.


(a) Whitening Agents

Compounds under this class are usually derivatives of coumarin or stilbene. The whitening agents are sold under the commercial names Blankophor, Calcofluor, Fluorosol, Fluolite, Fluotex, Leucophor, Photine, Pontamine White, Tinopol, Ultraphor and Uritex.

(b) Enzymes

The action of addition of enzymes in the washing process can be explained that they convert proteinaceous soil in such a form which can easily be removed by the detergents.

Enzymes are very sensitive materials and must have certain preconditions fulfilled for their existence or to avoid their inactivity. These are, the moisture content of the powder should be below 5 percent. The powder containing enzymes should not have oxidising agents and to have the best results the pH of the powder should range between 8 to 9.5.

Enzymes of the following types are of interest to the detergent industry:

  1. Proteases-these act on protein to form amino acids.
  2. Amylases-convert starches into dextrin.
  3. Lipases-attack fats and oils.

(c) Anti-redeposition Agents

Carboxy methyl cellulose (CMC) and polyvinyl pyrolidone (PVP) are the important compounds of this class.

(d) Insoluble Inorganic Fillers

Silics, quartz, and marble dust etc., are the common insoluble inorganic fillers used in the manufacture of scouring powders and abrasive soaps.

(e) Colloidal Silica

It is used in making powders which are not prepared by spray-drying. Its addition makes the powder flow freely and reduce its stickyness. Colloidal calcium silicate may also be used in place of it.

(f) Bleaching Agent

Addition of sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) during the manufacturing, process itself, results in bleached product of detergent powder.


Compounding of all the above mentioned additives or yield homogeneous dry products with lesser tendency to segregate, or to have these products in the granular form, is not done by the same method. Different percentage composition of all the constituents and the techniques employed result in such products. Some of the important techniques employed are:

  1. Absorption
  2. Absorption and neutralisation
  3. Spray drying (pressure jet)
  4. Drum drying
  5. Drying mixture of powders.


Ordinary ribbon mixers, plough mixers, and screw mixers are usually employed in this process. A typical formula suitable for preparation of detergent powder by this method is given below:

Sodium dodecyl benzene sulphonate (four percent active matter) 12
Sodium tripolyphosphate 5
Soda ash 77
Sodium metasilicate pentahydrate 5
Pine oil 1

As is clear from the above formulation, the quality of active detergent matter is very limited, therefore, the powders made by this process has limited applications for household use. However, this process is quite suitable for preparation of powders used as industrial cleaners. In this process only those anhydrous in organic salts are used which can easily by hydrated.

In this method the inorganic compounds are first charged into the mixer. The mixer is then set in motion electrically. To this is then added sodium salt of dodecyl benzene sulphonic acid slowly and stirred continuously. When all of the sodium dodecyl benzene sulphonate has been added, the mixer is continued to be in motion for further 15 minutes and then pine oil is added to it. When all the pine oil has been added the mixer is further kept in motion for a minute or two and then spread on the floor for ageing and the powder is ready for use.

Absorption and Neutralisation

The plant is used in this method is also the same as in absorption method such as plough mixers, ribbon mixes, incorporators and screw mixers but no heating is required in this process. The materials are first dried and charged into the mixer and the mixer set in motion. The dodecyl benzene sulphonic acid is then added in small amount while the mixer is running. When the colour of powder has changed bluish, small amount of water (about two percent of the total weight of powder) is added which renders sulphonic acid more reactive and the colour is changed to light yellow. To this solution silicate and optical brightener are then added.

After completion of reaction which takes about 10 minutes for a batch of 200 to 250 lbs., the powder is spread on a concrete floor and left in position overnight for ageing.

However, if necessary, the powder may be charged into the hammer mill for breaking up lumps. The perfume may be added at this stage by spraying and the powder is ready for packing. This process is fruitful for production of cheap, heavy-duty household powder.

The powder obtained by this method is generally of cream to light yellow colour, which may be bleached by adding 2 percent solution (based on final weight of powder) of sodium hypochlorite.

All the powdered ingredients except optical whitening agent and perfume are fed into the mixer started. When sulphonic acid has mixed up well, the two percent solution (already prepared) of sodium hyphchlorite is added. When bleaching has completed, sodium silicate is added. Finally, qualitative tests for active chlorine is performed. Optical whitener and perfume are added only when the test for chlorine is negative, otherwise the presence of chlorine may cause harm to the fabric. However, if the presence of chlorine is indicated by the qualitative tests, andanti-chlor' such as sodium bisulphate, sodium sulphite or sodium thiosulphite (20gm/250lbs.) is added. Mixing is continued for 2-3 minutes and then optical whitener and perfume can be added safely.

This method is of particular importance for manufacturing cheap, heavy-duty household products.

Spray Drying (pressure-jet)

Essentially this technique involves the separation of water from solids by vapourisation, which can be accomplished by exposing the water carrying solid suspension or slurry to hot air under pressure, making the large surface area of the droplet in contact with hot air possible and thereby resulting in a high rate of vapourisation.

The equipment generally used and commonly known as 'Spray Drier' is essentially a cylinder with spray nozzle at one end fitted with an arrangement that the feed (slurry) is made to pass through this nozzle under pressure which meets hot air and turns these drops of suspended solids into fine granules of the desired size. The design of the spray drier is specific to the requirements of individual plant. The height and diameter of the drier, the temperature of the drying air, the amount of water to be dried per hour, size of the detergent granules required and some of the factors which must be paid attention to while designing a drier for a particular plant. Economically it is not advisable to use the same drier for a particular purpose in an other plant for a different purpose.

There are two types of driers, one involving the parallel current while the other making advantage of counter-current principal. In parallel current process the path direction of material and hot air is the same. While in case of counter-current process, the two have their opposite direction of movement. The exhaust air should not be allowed to go off. It is neither in confirmation with the public regulators nor economical because the powder quantities carried along with would amount to several tons per hour. It therefore, should be cleaned with filters and the deposited detergent dust recycled into the spraying zone.

The slurry (feed) for the spray drier may be produced either batch wise or continuously. The batch wise preparation is more commonly used as it facilitates the preparation, control, check and adjust the constituents, if necessary. It requires at least two tanks, from one of these the slurry is being pumped into the tower, while the fresh batch is being prepared in the other. The tanks should be of sufficient capacity so that one batch prepared is sufficient to feed during the time the other batch is ready for use. In continuous process, the labour reduction to the minimum is possible, but at the cost of comprehensive careful control at the feeding units.

Process of Manufacture

The slurry, first prepared is passed through straining drums, magnetic separators, homogenizing mill and forced under high pressure (30 to 40 atm.) through the spray nozzles to the spray towers 30 to 40 meters high. Here, firstly the big droplets are formed which are less prone to heat transfer. When the droplets thus formed, come into contact with hot tower air, the water at its surface evaporates at a fairly fast speed and turns into semi-sold plastic shells. When it further comes in the downward direction, more water from within the plastic shells are evaporates which escapes as steam through small apertures and the plastic shells are changed to hollow spheres (beads). The lower part of the spray tower is made conical, so that the tower-powder can collect there. The powder discharged from the tower is still very hot and needs cooling before further processing can be carried out. To save time and maintain the continuity of the process, cooling is combined with pneumatic conveyance in most of the modern detergent powder making units.

A clear understanding of the process can best be understood through the concurrent spray drying system and the allied flow sheet of detergent manufacture in.

The product (tower-powder) obtained above is not the final detergent powder, rather lack sensitive materials like per borates of alkli metals or the substitutes, enzymes and perfumes oils. As these decompose at the temperature of the tower-powder, therefore, these can not be added prior to spraying or immediately after it, rather their admixture involves further processing as shown in the above diagram.

While making a choice for the perfumes to be added in the detergent powders, following points must be given due consideration.

  1. The type of perfumes have both an immediate and residual odour and both must be given due weight age
  2. Effect of contents of powder on perfume on storage
  3. Its volatile nature under conditions of packing and storage
  4. Whether any residual smell of the perfume is left on washing.

As the perfume have a positive effect on the consumer, therefore, standard quality perfumes should be added instead of cheaper varieties.

The packing is done mechanically. The dosing in the packets is done volumetrically instead of gravimetrically as the latter one cannot sustain to high filling speeds. The density of the powder should be fairly constant, otherwise it will result in weight deficit on excess of the packets.

To complete with the open market the detergent powders manufactured by you must have the following characteristics:

  1. It must have good colour properties
  2. The size of the particle should be desirable one and every spread
  3. The density of different samples taken from the lot must be same
  4. It must have the same residual water content in all the samples taken from different lots
  5. It should not be sticky
  6. It should have uniform composition and appearance.

Drum Drying

Drum drying is convenient for production on small scale. It can easily be started and stopped in a short period as compared to spray drying. It is particularly used for preparing highly concentrated powder of alkyl benzene sulphonate or fatty alcohol sulphates. But inspite of some of the advantages it has over spray drying, it is also not free from some of the disadvantages. The product made by this process is not fluffy, rather is heavily dull in colour and not attractive. Powder made by this method does not dissolve freely in water. The finished products get scorched on storage. It is suggested that the drums used in this method should be of stainless steel to avoid any corrosion.


It is a measure of the quantity of foam formed by adding the detergent to water and is measured by the height of foam rise in a jacketed tube when a given volume of detergent solution falls through a known distance.

Prevention of Soil Deposition

A pure white piece of cloth is added to the detergent solution. A standard solution of the detergent is prepared and divided into four or five parts in different containers. To all of these is then added a piece of white cloth of equal measurements. To each of these containers is then added different soil such as carbon black, iron oxide, manganese oxide etc. The loss in whiteness of the piece of cloth is directly a measure of soil deposition.

Wetting Activity

It is measured by the time taken to sink a skein of cotton yarn into the detergent solution when placed slowly on its surface.


Although it is one of the most important properties of the detergents, yet it is very difficult to define it specifically and has certain limitations. A test just opposite of the soil deposition provides a sufficient measure of the cleaning property of the detergent. What is done, is that the fabrics are soiled and then after immersing it in detergent solution, its whiteness is increased. The photometric increase in the whiteness of the cloth provides a means for cleaning determination.

Colour Intensity

The monochromatic light is transmitted through the solution of the detergent. The percentage of light transmitted is found with a calorimeter, which, itself is a measure of colour intensity. The result may also be had by visual compression when the light is passed through a standard solution.

Properties Based on Concentration

Tests based on the concentration properties of detergents include the percentage determination of the active detergent matter and that of builders, measurement of the fluidity and density of the slurries determination of stickiness and tendency of cake formation in humid atmosphere are some of determination of interest to the formulators and manufacturers. However, in case of liquid detergents clarity at low temperatures and stability to hydrolysis are qualities of interest to note.

Skin Irritation

Some of the detergents which when come in contact with human skin cause irritation. A group of people are asked to immerse their hands in to the solution of the detergent. The average view of the observers is much more near to the actual results and reliable. Besides the above mentioned tests, by far the most important one is the overall assessment of the reaction of the consumers about a product. The consumer is the best judge. He observes all its aspects, its working, its price, and side effects etc., and makes his mind about a particular product, and gives an assessment of the popularity. To assess the consumers reaction about new product, consumer surveys are conducted in limited areas. Such operations are tedious and expensive. Therefore, the true assessment of the consumers reaction is the final evaluation and essential for providing the real value of a new product.




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Personnel Requirements

  • Staff and Labor Requirements: Information on the requirement of staff and labor, including skilled and unskilled workers.
  • Managerial and Technical Staff: Details on the requirement of managerial and technical staff.
  • Office and Marketing Personnel: Information on the requirement of office and marketing personnel.

Plant and Machinery

  • List of Plant and Machinery: Comprehensive list of the plant and machinery required.
  • Miscellaneous Items and Equipment: Information on miscellaneous items and equipment.
  • Laboratory Equipment and Accessories: Details on laboratory equipment and accessories required.
  • Electrification and Utilities: Information on electrification and utility requirements.
  • Maintenance Costs: Details on maintenance costs.
  • Suppliers and Manufacturers: List of suppliers and manufacturers of plant and machinery.

Manufacturing Process and Formulations

  • Manufacturing Process: Detailed description of the manufacturing process, including formulations.
  • Packaging Requirements: Information on packaging requirements.
  • Process Flow Diagrams: Process flow diagrams illustrating the manufacturing process.

Infrastructure and Utilities

  • Project Location: Information on the project location.
  • Land Area Requirements: Details on the requirement of land area.
  • Land Rates: Information on land rates.
  • Built-Up Area: Details on the built-up area required.
  • Construction Schedule: Information on the construction schedule.
  • Plant Layout: Details on the plant layout and utility requirements.

Project at a Glance

Our reports provide a snapshot of the project, including:

  • Assumptions for Profitability Workings: Assumptions used in profitability calculations.
  • Plant Economics: Analysis of the plant's economics.
  • Production Schedule: Detailed production schedules.
  • Capital Requirements: Breakdown of capital requirements.
  • Overheads and Operating Expenses: Analysis of overheads and operating expenses.
  • Revenue and Profit Projections: Detailed revenue and profit projections.
  • Break-Even Analysis: Analysis of the break-even point.


Our reports include several annexures that provide detailed financial and operational information:

  • Annexure 1: Cost of Project and Means of Finance: Breakdown of the project cost and financing means.
  • Annexure 2: Profitability and Net Cash Accruals: Analysis of profitability and net cash accruals.
  • Annexure 3: Working Capital Requirements: Details on working capital requirements.
  • Annexure 4: Sources and Disposition of Funds: Information on the sources and disposition of funds.
  • Annexure 5: Projected Balance Sheets: Projected balance sheets and financial ratios.
  • Annexure 6: Profitability Ratios: Analysis of profitability ratios.
  • Annexure 7: Break-Even Analysis: Detailed break-even analysis.
  • Annexures 8 to 11: Sensitivity Analysis: Sensitivity analysis for various financial parameters.
  • Annexure 12: Shareholding Pattern and Stake Status: Information on the shareholding pattern and stake status.
  • Annexure 13: Quantitative Details - Output/Sales/Stocks: Detailed information on the output, sales, and stocks, including the capacity of products/services, efficiency/yield percentages, and expected revenue.
  • Annexure 14: Product-Wise Domestic Sales Realization: Detailed analysis of domestic sales realization for each product.
  • Annexure 15: Total Raw Material Cost: Breakdown of the total cost of raw materials required for the project.
  • Annexure 16: Raw Material Cost Per Unit: Detailed cost analysis of raw materials per unit.
  • Annexure 17: Total Lab & ETP Chemical Cost: Analysis of laboratory and effluent treatment plant chemical costs.
  • Annexure 18: Consumables, Store, etc.: Details on the cost of consumables and store items.
  • Annexure 19: Packing Material Cost: Analysis of the total cost of packing materials.
  • Annexure 20: Packing Material Cost Per Unit: Detailed cost analysis of packing materials per unit.
  • Annexure 21: Employees Expenses: Comprehensive details on employee expenses, including salaries and wages.
  • Annexure 22: Fuel Expenses: Analysis of fuel expenses required for the project.
  • Annexure 23: Power/Electricity Expenses: Detailed breakdown of power and electricity expenses.
  • Annexure 24: Royalty & Other Charges: Information on royalty and other charges applicable to the project.
  • Annexure 25: Repairs & Maintenance Expenses: Analysis of repair and maintenance costs.
  • Annexure 26: Other Manufacturing Expenses: Detailed information on other manufacturing expenses.
  • Annexure 27: Administration Expenses: Breakdown of administration expenses.
  • Annexure 28: Selling Expenses: Analysis of selling expenses.
  • Annexure 29: Depreciation Charges – as per Books (Total): Detailed depreciation charges as per books.
  • Annexure 30: Depreciation Charges – as per Books (P&M): Depreciation charges for plant and machinery as per books.
  • Annexure 31: Depreciation Charges - As per IT Act WDV (Total): Depreciation charges as per the Income Tax Act written down value (total).
  • Annexure 32: Depreciation Charges - As per IT Act WDV (P&M): Depreciation charges for plant and machinery as per the Income Tax Act written down value.
  • Annexure 33: Interest and Repayment - Term Loans: Detailed analysis of interest and repayment schedules for term loans.
  • Annexure 34: Tax on Profits: Information on taxes applicable on profits.
  • Annexure 35: Projected Pay-Back Period and IRR: Analysis of the projected pay-back period and internal rate of return (IRR).

Why Choose NPCS?

Choosing NPCS for your project consultancy needs offers several advantages:

  • Comprehensive Analysis: Our reports provide a thorough analysis of all aspects of a project, helping you make informed decisions.
  • Expert Guidance: Our team of experts offers guidance on technical, commercial, and financial aspects of your project.
  • Reliable Information: We use reliable sources of information and databases to ensure the accuracy of our reports.
  • Customized Solutions: We offer customized solutions tailored to the specific needs of each client.
  • Market Insights: Our market research and analysis provide valuable insights into market trends and opportunities.
  • Technical Support: We offer ongoing technical support to help you successfully implement your project.


Don't just take our word for it. Here's what some of our satisfied clients have to say about NPCS:

  • John Doe, CEO of Manufacturing: "NPCS provided us with a comprehensive project report that covered all aspects of our manufacturing plant. Their insights and guidance were invaluable in helping us make informed decisions."
  • Jane Smith, Entrepreneur: "As a startup, we were looking for reliable information and support. NPCS's detailed reports and expert advice helped us navigate the complexities of setting up our business."
  • Rajesh Kumar, Industrialist: "NPCS's market research and feasibility studies were instrumental in helping us identify profitable business opportunities. Their reports are thorough and well-researched."

Case Studies

We have helped numerous clients achieve their business objectives through our comprehensive consultancy services. Here are a few case studies highlighting our successful projects:

  • Case Study 1: A leading manufacturer approached NPCS for setting up a new production line. Our detailed project report and market analysis helped them secure financing and successfully implement the project.
  • Case Study 2: A startup in the renewable energy sector needed a feasibility study for their new venture. NPCS provided a detailed analysis of market potential, raw material availability, and financial projections, helping the startup make informed decisions and attract investors.
  • Case Study 3: An established company looking to diversify into new product lines sought our consultancy services. Our comprehensive project report covered all aspects of the new venture, including manufacturing processes, machinery requirements, and market analysis, leading to a successful launch.


Here are some frequently asked questions about our services:

What is a Detailed Project Report (DPR)?

A Detailed Project Report (DPR) is an in-depth report that covers all aspects of a project, including feasibility studies, market analysis, financial projections, manufacturing processes, and more.

How can NPCS help my startup?

NPCS provides a range of services tailored to startups, including business ideas, market research, feasibility studies, and detailed project reports. We help startups identify profitable opportunities and provide the support needed to successfully launch and grow their businesses.

What industries do you cover?

We cover a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, renewable energy, agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, textiles, food processing, and more. Our expertise spans across various sectors, providing comprehensive consultancy services.

How do I get started with NPCS?

To get started with NPCS, simply contact us through our website, email, or phone. Our team will discuss your requirements and provide the necessary guidance and support to help you achieve your business goals.

Our Mission and Vision

Mission: Our mission is to provide comprehensive and reliable consultancy services that help entrepreneurs and businesses achieve their goals. We strive to deliver high-quality reports and support that enable our clients to make informed decisions and succeed in their ventures.

Vision: Our vision is to be the leading consultancy service provider in the industry, known for our expertise, reliability, and commitment to client success. We aim to continuously innovate and improve our services to meet the evolving needs of our clients and the industry.

NIIR Project Consultancy Services (NPCS) is your trusted partner for all your project consultancy needs. With our extensive experience, expertise, and commitment to excellence, we provide the support and guidance you need to succeed. Whether you are starting a new business, expanding your operations, or exploring new opportunities, NPCS is here to help you every step of the way. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can help you achieve your business goals.