November 16, 2021 11:25 am
Mills that begin crushing without the licence invite action, including fine of Rs 500 per tonne of cane crushed.
September 14, 2020 12:52 am
This year, the mills have sold the molasses, one of the byproducts of cane, at one of the highest rates of Rs 850-900 per quintal and earned huge profits. However, they are still dragging their feet on making full payments to the farmers.
November 20, 2015 2:12 am
The 2014-15 crushing season had seen mills failing to pay FRP to the farmers and running into cane arrears. The cane arrears stood at Rs 1,000 crores by the end of October.
November 21, 2010 9:16 am
A week after Chief Minister Mayawati issued a warning against delay in crushing cane,private sugar mills are reluctant to commence the crushing activity early due to low sugar recovery.