October 10, 2019 10:08 am
More than 90 per cent of the cane returns are spent by farmers. as cultivation cost and for repayment of crop loans. So how would these farmers survive for a year or more without receiving their entire produce amount by a sugar mill?
May 18, 2018 2:08 am
From every tonne of cane crushed, mills produce about 107 kg of sugar and 46 kg of molasses. That, on a likely crushing of 300 mt this season, translates into 32.1 mt of sugar and 13.8 mt of molasses.
June 07, 2015 2:03 am
The Pawar-led delegation would be presenting a report on the manner in which the Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) is calculated for the industry.
November 17, 2014 3:52 pm
Another suggestion that was made was to remove the interstate ban on movement of molasses to allow free trade.
June 25, 2014 12:05 am
In the sugar sector, one bad decision paves the way for another, and the consumer must bear the brunt.
December 27, 2013 1:58 am
Mills functioning during FY14 or classified as NPA to be eligible.
December 07, 2013 1:14 am
Measures included restructuring of loans to the sugar mills and incentivising production of raw sugar.
November 30, 2013 4:01 am
Farmers were protesting suicide of cane grower who allegedly killed self over dues.
November 29, 2013 5:31 am
The UP government Thursday decided to suspend all negotiations with the sugar industry.
November 21, 2013 6:27 am
Industry had served closure notice on govt