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ISMA pegs India's sugar output up 17.69% at 31 million tonnes for 2020-21

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.

Sharad Pawar pushes for special grants for sugar sector

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.

Lockdown impact: Domestic sugar consumption to fall by at least one million tonne, says Icra

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.

Sugar production plunges 54 per cent to 18.85 lakh tonne in October-November

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.

Sugar industry welcomes unchanged FRP, farmers call it betrayal

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.

Ahead of crushing season, mills want Maharashtra govt to spell out policy for sugar sector

September 13, 2015 1:07 am

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis to convene meeting next week to take final decision

Bailout package not likely for sugar sector

March 08, 2015 1:11 am

CM says no industry should depend on govt aid for survival.

Sugar sector seeks DBT bailout from Centre

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.

Maharashtra: BJP agitation from today to highlight sugarcane farmers’ woes

December 08, 2013 4:06 am

Munde blamed the Centre’s policy to allow import of sugar for the slump in sugar prices.

Maharashtra to pay Rs 2,650 per quintal of sugar,protests likely to end

February 06, 2014 3:52 pm

A senior activist Raghunath Patil said,“Anything below Rs 3,000 per quintal is not acceptable.