June 25, 2020 5:21 pm
The country's sugar output has reached 27.02 million tonnes (MT) so far in the ongoing 2019-20 season (October-September). About 1,50,000 tonnes of sugar production is expected by season-end, taking total output to 27.2 MT for this season, Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said in a statement.
May 15, 2020 2:55 pm
In a letter addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Pawar has called for a one time grant of Rs 650 per tonne of cane crushed for the last two seasons as well as increasing the Minimum Selling Price (MSP) of sugar from the present Rs 3,100 per quintal to Rs 3,450-3750/- per quintal.
April 27, 2020 5:36 pm
According to rating agency Icra, the national lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic has adversely impacted the sugar demand, resulting in a decline in the sugar prices to closer to minimum support price (MSP) levels of Rs 31 per kg from Rs 32.5 per kg in February 2020.
December 03, 2019 4:37 pm
"Sugar production till November 30, 2019 in the current 2019-20 sugar season is 18.85 lakh tonne, which was 40.69 lakh tonne last year on November 30, 2018," Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said in a statement.
July 25, 2019 7:22 am
The cabinet committee for economic affairs (CCE) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken two major decisions on the sugar sector.
September 13, 2015 1:07 am
Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis to convene meeting next week to take final decision
March 08, 2015 1:11 am
CM says no industry should depend on govt aid for survival.
January 31, 2015 1:28 am
The Centre cannot keep raising the fair and remunerative price even while sugar prices are falling, ISMA President said.
December 08, 2013 4:06 am
Munde blamed the Centres policy to allow import of sugar for the slump in sugar prices.
February 06, 2014 3:52 pm
A senior activist Raghunath Patil said,Anything below Rs 3,000 per quintal is not acceptable.