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.
Arrears to be paid by mills to sugarcane farmers have come down to Rs 2,700 crore this year so far from a peak of Rs 21,000 crore, thanks to several steps taken to boost liquidity of sugar manufacturers, the government said t
Mills and co-operatives across the country owed nearly R18,112 crore to farmers by mid-June for cane purchases, lower than the record arrears of R21,836 crore until April 15 but still higher than the dues at this point of tim
The embattled sugar industry has asked the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) to insist on the creation of a price stabilisation fund by the government while suggesting the fair and remunerative price (FRP) o