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Sugarcane dues: Supreme Court seeks reply from govt, sugar mills on timely payment plea

These 11 states – Uttar Pradesh, Maharshtra, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Gujarat, Bihar, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu – produce bulk of the sugarcane in the country.

The petition sought direction to the Centre and state governments to file affidavits setting out the details of the amounts due, the amounts paid and arrears by the sugar mills to the sugarcane grower or their cooperatives for sale of their cane along with interest thereon at 15% on year-wise from 2018 to 2020.

Sowing Trouble: The beginnings of an alcohol problem?

The PLI scheme to boost ethanol production could lead to unintended consequences for India’s food security and environment

However, besides these positives, PLI for enhancing ethanol production might also lead to certain unintended adverse consequences.

16 new distilleries worth Rs 1,250.44 crore to come up in UP this year

Companies that are investing in the distillery business include DCM Shriram, Balrampur Chini, Dhampur Sugar, Dalmia Bharat and Rana group.

Normal monsoon to support economic recovery; will agri commodity price rally continue in coming days?

At a time when the Second Covid wave is spreading across the country, the good news is that both the IMD and private weather forecaster Skymet have predicted that India is likely to have a normal monsoon

Monsoon, Indian agriculture, Kharif, rabi

Maharashtra sugar mills clear 82% of FRP dues

Around 183 sugar factories crushed a total of 641.07 tonne of sugarcane. Millers had cleared around 88.82% of FRP dues same time last year amounting to Rs 6,780.59 crore.

According to the commissionerate, the total payable FRP till February 15 was Rs 14,160.26 crore, of which mills paid farmers around Rs 11,630.25 crore.

No change in sugarcane prices this season in Uttar Pradesh

This is the third straight year when the state government has decided not to hike the price of cane. The SAP was last increased by Rs 10 per quintal in 2017, soon after the Yogi Adityanath government came to power.

Elections in the state are scheduled to be held by March 2021, when the crushing would be in progress.

Sugar majors plunge on global price fall

Sugar stocks such as the Oudh Sugar Mills and Balrampur Chini Mills mostly ended in red on Tuesday on account of fall in global sugar prices.

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Problem of plenty: Sugar output up 27% in Oct-Dec

Sugar output in the country rose 27% in the first three months of the current marketing year that started...

Low sugar price crushes farmers as well as mills

Dealing with restive cane growers like Vijay Chavan will probably be the first major challenge for Devendra Fadnavis.

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