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Mechanical harvesters, transport subsidy to help mills complete cane crushing

April 12, 2022 7:03 am

For the current sugar season, mills have historic cane availability, which has stretched their crushing capacity to the limit.

Mills in Marathwada meet today over aid to crush excess cane

April 07, 2022 7:56 am

Mills have indicated that as much as 25 lakh tonnes cane remains to be crushed although the season for other regions is almost over. Of the 198 mills that have started operations this season, only 34 have closed their operations by April 5.

Major relief for state sugar mills as Centre decides not to levy tax on above-FRP pay

January 11, 2022 7:44 am

🔴 The decision taken by Minister for Cooperation Amit Shah, after consultation with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, will help alleviate cumulative tax burden to the tune of Rs 8,500 crore for 116 sugar mills in Maharashtra.

9 sugar mills in Maharashtra fined Rs 38 cr for starting crushing operations without a licence

December 31, 2021 10:52 am

🔴 The crushing licence is an important regulatory tool that allows the office of the sugar commissioner to ensure mills pay their farmers on time. If a mills fails to clear its dues, the sugar commissioner refuses to issue a licence for the next season.

Some mills ask farmers to sign forms waiving interest component

December 16, 2021 9:34 am

Late payment of Fair and Remunerative Price for the 2014-15 season had led to multiple petitions in the Aurangabad High Court, seeking payment of interest.

Praj launches solution to preserve cane juice for 12 months

December 10, 2021 8:19 am

During a press conference in Pune, Pramod Chaudhari, executive chairman of Praj Industries, said this technology will help sugar mills to produce ethanol round the year.

Pune: 13 sugar mills begin operations without licence

November 16, 2021 11:25 am

Mills that begin crushing without the licence invite action, including fine of Rs 500 per tonne of cane crushed.

Tax relief for sugar mills

October 27, 2021 11:14 pm

A BJP delegation led by Opposition leader Devendra Fadnavis held meetings with Shah in Delhi on Tuesday and Wednesday. After two rounds of meetings this week, the Centre issued the notification.

Maharashtra: Most sugar mills report losses for last season, over half will be unable to raise capital

September 02, 2021 7:17 am

Analysis of the balance sheet reports, finalised and submitted by cooperative mills to the sugar commissioner's office, showed that 53 mills have positive net worth while 42 have reported negative net worth.

After Niti Aayog, CACP backs part payment of FRP to growers by sugar mills

August 27, 2021 10:46 pm

The sugarcane control order mandates that mills have to pay their farmers the government declared FRP within 14 days of delivery of cane.