Maharashtra Sugar mills

Maharashtra Sugar mills News

As BJP-Sena sweep Maharashtra, sugar mills turn saffron

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Medha Patkar to sit on dharna outside Maharashtra Assembly against corruption in sugar trade

She is seeking a probe into 'Rs 20,000-cr corruption' in sale and purchase of co-op sugar units by private firms.