April 02, 2021 12:31 am
As against the quota of 32.03 lakh tonnes, mills in the state have sold only 21.66 lakh tonnes of sugar. On the other hand, mills in Uttar Pradesh, whose combined quota was 41.57 lakh tonnes, had sold 44.69 lakh tonnes of sugar.
March 10, 2021 1:53 am
The ED has alleged that sugar mills were sold to Iqbal and his family at throwaway prices — only Rs 60.28 crore — during a disinvestment drive in 2010-’11.
February 24, 2021 1:02 pm
While sugar mills have been threatened with action for selling sugar below the government-mandated MSP, the cane commissioners have been asked to track the sale of sugar and report any breach of MSP.
February 06, 2021 9:45 am
Four months into the sugar season of 2020-21, sugar mills in Maharashtra and Karnataka had started selling sugar below the MSP.
January 28, 2021 11:12 pm
On Thursday, Jaiprakash Dandegaonkar, chairman, National Federation of Cooperative Sugar Factories, said that the country could match the previous season’s export record of 59 lakh tonnes.
January 19, 2021 8:05 am
Unlike neighbouring Karnataka, sugar mills in Maharashtra are not allowed to start operations before the beginning date of the crushing season as declared by the state government.
November 25, 2020 7:25 am
Mills in the state have so far crushed 86.187 lakh tonnes (lt) of cane and produced 8.018 lt sugar at an average recovery rate of 9.30 per cent in the current season.
October 07, 2020 12:48 am
“Home Minister Amit Shah gave audience to the problems and reassured to help the sugar mills. The details will be worked out shortly,” Fadnavis said.
September 29, 2020 2:38 pm
As part of an incentive scheme announced in June 2018, the Centre had approved soft loans for mills to set up new distilleries or upgrade existing ones, expand capacity, and encourage them to divert sugarcane to ethanol making.
July 16, 2020 1:44 pm
The decision to recover that amount comes in the wake of the recommendations of the high-powered committee constituted under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary on November 13, 2017, in compliance with the orders of the Punjab & Haryana High Court.