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Maharashtra Sugar mills


Maharashtra sugar millers plan to start production of hand sanitisers soon

March 26, 2020 10:20 pm

Bhairavnath B Thombare, president of the West India Sugar Mills Association (WISMA), said 70 private mills in the state have distillery units of which at least 30-40 could take up production of hand sanitisers.

Norms for extending govt guarantees for cooperative sugar mills relaxed

February 13, 2020 3:20 am

Cong MLA-led mill first beneficiary

Maharashtra’s Sugar Commissionerate cracks the whip to make mills pay up dues

October 28, 2019 7:05 am

Because many politicians also own the mills, the government has historically been lax in asserting its rights as an investor. This inefficiency eventually cost the government in the MSC Bank case.

As BJP-Sena sweep Maharashtra, sugar mills turn saffron

June 09, 2019 7:11 am

This may be the first time that the Congress and NCP does not have any representatives from the sugar sectors as MPs, speaking volumes about the changing scenario in the industry.

Pune: Centre’s soft loan scheme fails to help mills as cooperative banks can’t extend any more credit

April 12, 2019 3:04 am

The scheme, announced by the Centre in February, allows the mills to avail of loans at 7-10 per cent interest rate for a year. It is meant to help sugar mills clear their dues to cane growers, which have run into thousands of crores.

Facing action, mills in Kolhapur & Sangli to pay farmers part of FRP with sugar

February 05, 2019 1:14 am

No funds to pay arrears worth crores, mills to try new method.

Sugar mills cough up arrears of more than Rs 3,000 crore recovered in 15 days

February 04, 2019 5:19 am

Along with Uttar Pradesh, sugar mills in Maharashtra have defaulted in payment of the mandated Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) since the start of the season.

Maharashtra government plans subsidy for mills to export sugar

April 20, 2018 2:52 am

Minister for Cooperation Subhash Deshmukh confirmed it and said the subsidy is being considered to help mills meet their quota under the Minimum Indicative Export Quota (MIEQ) announced earlier this year.

A new supply problem: Harvesting labour shortage adds to Maharashtra mill woes

January 25, 2018 2:06 am

There is no dearth of cane in the state this year, but not enough people to cut and take it from fields.

Raju Shetti to hit the streets again over cane arrears

May 20, 2015 5:04 am

Sugar Commissioner Bipin Sharma has said hearings for cane arrears would start on May 20.