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Maharashtra: Incidents of violence reported as sugar mills only pay part of FRP

January 13, 2019 7:44 am

As many as 75 mills, including almost all the mills in the sugar bowl of Sangli and Kolhapur, have not paid anything to their growers.

Pune: Fearing litigation, sugar mills change FRP payment norms

December 10, 2018 9:34 am

The mills are tweaking their cane plantation certificates — that farmers need to sign — asking farmers to accept the Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) payment in installments.

Axe to fall on 28 mills

December 16, 2015 1:26 am

During the course of hearing, eight mills had submitted proof of clearing their dues, while 28 had failed to do so.

Action will be taken against sugar factories that failed to pay FRP: CM

February 02, 2015 4:54 am

'We will seek information in this regard from the Sugar Commissioner’s office,' said Fadnavis.

State braces for another round of protests by sugarcane farmers

January 23, 2015 3:00 am

Payment of FRP for sugarcane has been halted with sugar mills expressing their inability to pay

Maharashtra Cabinet proposes to link cane prices to income of sugar factories

December 05, 2013 11:39 am

70 per cent of the collective income of sugar and byproducts will be used for cane farmers.

‘Discom bonds under FRP not eligible for SLR status’

June 28, 2013 2:42 am

RBI says bonds to be valued as per govt rules