December 17, 2020 5:51 am
“Today’s decision will provide much-needed relief and liquidity to the industry,” said Prakash Naiknaware, managing director of the National Federation of Cooperative Sugar Factories Ltd.
November 24, 2020 11:16 am
The mill now has an enhanced capacity of 3000 TCD from 1016 TCD besides a 15MW power generation plant in its premises. The new power generation plant will help in collecting additional revenue worth Rs 42.50 crore, which would ensure timely payment to farmers from their resources.
September 14, 2020 12:52 am
This year, the mills have sold the molasses, one of the byproducts of cane, at one of the highest rates of Rs 850-900 per quintal and earned huge profits. However, they are still dragging their feet on making full payments to the farmers.
June 13, 2020 11:49 am
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar however said that sugar mills are facing losses because of low prices of sugar in comparison to input cost. He said that they would make Bhuna sugar mill operational if the farmers are ready to face losses and benefits.
October 12, 2018 7:30 am
The committee had suggested that the revenue should be shared between the grower and the mill.
May 27, 2018 7:10 am
The protesting farmers said that while the BJP had promised to clear their dues within 14 days of coming to power in the state, it instead raised the power tariff, aggravating the crisis for farmers.
May 18, 2018 6:54 am
A molasses tank has to be equipped with facilities for re-circulation and for pumping the molasses from one storage tank to another. It should have an air injection system and adequate ventilation on the roof top.
December 21, 2017 5:02 pm
"Five bodies have been recovered from the site of the incident. Identity of one of the deceased could not be established while the remaining four have been identified," a senior police official said.
July 28, 2017 6:25 pm
As a result, mills have cleared 92 per cent of cane dues of 2015-16 season and the outstanding amount is Rs 822 crore. Similarly, 99.33 per cent of dues of 2014-15 season have been cleared and Rs 1,073 crore remains to be paid, he said.
January 13, 2016 12:51 am
Sugar Commissioner continues action against mills not clearing FRP dues.