May 15, 2021 9:14 pm
Sources in the ministry of cooperation and marketing said, “Despite the ongoing pandemic and surplus production for past three years leading to decline in sugar demand and prices, Maharashtra has fared well.”
March 25, 2021 3:45 pm
Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana's founder Raju Shetti had announced that he would start an indefinite protest out of Sahyadri Cooperative Sugar mill from today for clearance of cane dues.
March 03, 2021 9:12 pm
Till February 28, sugar mills in Maharashtra have crushed 744.62 lakh tonnes (lt) of cane for which they had to pay farmers Rs 18,497.54 crore as the government declared Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP).
July 29, 2019 3:15 am
Not hiking FRP for sugarcane is welcome. Transparent pricing formula, freedom for farmers to sell to any mill is way ahead.
November 16, 2015 1:35 am
As per the directions of the Aurangabad Bench of the Bombay High Court, the commissioner has to take a decision which can compel the mills to pay more than Rs 200 crores to the farmers.
November 02, 2014 1:54 am
Addressing 13th Sugarcane Conclave at Jaisinghpur in Kolhapur, SSS chief presses for good sugarcane price, sets Nov 25 deadline for other demands
July 20, 2012 1:56 pm
Govt said it has approved a hike in sugarcane price,that mills pay to farmers,to Rs 170 per quintal.
November 07, 2010 5:23 am
While the state government has fixed the Fair and Remunerative Price for sugar this year at Rs 1,391 per tonne for a 9.5 per cent recovery rate of sugar.
November 22, 2009 4:19 pm
With mill owners refusing to further hike the rates for sugarcane,farmers in western Uttar Pradesh today stuck to their stand of not supplying their produce to the factories.
November 20, 2009 4:54 pm
Centre has decided to bring forward a bill that will shift the burden of certain payments to farmers on sugarcane purchase from state govts to mills.