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sugar industry


Ethanol policy for millers — farmers left high and dry

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?

Sugar industry: Liquor makers get a free ride as molasses prices crash

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.

Sugar industry to knock on Centre’s doors, once again

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.

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis likely to take key decisions on sugar industry today

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.

Not so sweet

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.

Interest-free loans to sugar mills get CCEA approval

December 27, 2013 1:58 am

Mills functioning during FY14 or classified as NPA to be eligible.

Sugar industry gets bailout package

December 07, 2013 1:14 am

Measures included restructuring of loans to the sugar mills and incentivising production of raw sugar.

Sugar mill staff fire at farmers

November 30, 2013 4:01 am

Farmers were protesting suicide of cane grower who allegedly killed self over dues.

Govt hardens stance: ‘No more talks with millers’

November 29, 2013 5:31 am

The UP government Thursday decided to suspend all negotiations with the sugar industry.

No change in sugar SAP,mills refuse to start crushing

November 21, 2013 6:27 am

Industry had served closure notice on govt