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Wednesday, December 02, 2020

sugarcane mills


List reflects political realignment: More BJP-led mills, but NCP-led mills get higher amount

October 04, 2020 3:10 am

Of the 30 mills that made it to the final list, 12 are managed by BJP leaders, nine by NCP leaders, four by Congress leaders and three by Shiv Sena leaders. Two mills are managed by a mixed body with leaders of various parties.

Maharashtra’s millers clear 95 per cent of cane dues

May 19, 2020 10:39 pm

With the next season promising to be a bumper one, the National Federation of Cooperative Sugar Mills is actively promoting diversion of cane into ethanol in mills which have surplus sugar stock they are unable to sell.

Fate of 10 lakh tonne of unharvested canes in limbo

April 02, 2020 10:23 pm

Concerned over their safety, labourers have started leaving their places of work while in some mills in western Maharashtra had gone on a strike

Maharashtra: Divert 25% cane for ethanol production, sugar commissioner tells industry

July 02, 2019 9:44 am

Millers now say they are looking for long-term commitment from the central government to keep prices steady for at least 10 years, which will allow them to recover investments in new machinery.

Maharashtra banks stonewall mills by clearing only 25 per cent soft loans to pay off cane dues

May 14, 2019 9:48 am

Millers, as well as officials of the sugar commissionerate, said banks were wary of disbursing loans as most banks, including Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank (MSC) Bank, had demanded either state government guarantee or collateral from the mills for sanctioning loans.

Cabinet approves Rs 8,500 crore bailout package for sugar industry

June 06, 2018 4:48 pm

The Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, also approved a Rs 1,300 crore interest subversion on the loan to be provided for creating new ethanol production capacity as also expanding the existing one, sources said.

Crushing season ends, one of the shortest in Maharashtra

April 27, 2016 2:55 am

Of the 177 mills that had started to operate last year, on Tuesday, it was found that only five mills remain operational.

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.