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India's sugar output likely to fall 21.5 pc in 2019-20: ISMA

ISMA had made a preliminary estimate of 28.2 million tonnes of sugar production for the 2019-20 marketing year.

05 Nov 2019 6:15 PM

Govt's Rs 15,000 cr soft loan scheme to sugar mills moving at snail's pace: experts

The objective was to help millers in clearing cane arrears and divert surplus sugar for ethanol manufacturing.

30 Oct 2019 3:53 PM

Fresh trouble for Mayawati over sale of 21 sugar mills

The BJP state government under Yogi Adityanath had recommended a CBI probe in the matter on April 12 last year.

11 Oct 2019 2:28 AM

Government mulls reviving closed sugar mills

The move also aims at bringing down the annual crude imports of Rs 7 lakh crore substantially.

24 Sep 2019 1:34 AM

Closed sugar mills may see revival soon as govt mulls ethanol production on their land

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said land of the sugar mills can be utilised for ethanol production from sugar.

23 Sep 2019 6:51 PM


Govt approves creation of buffer stock for 40 lakh metric tonnes of sugar for a year

The reimbursement under the scheme would be met on a quarterly basis to sugar mills which would be directly credited into farmers' account.

24 Jul 2019 8:40 PM

India to keep sugar export subsidies even as rivals complain-sources

India’s exports surged to 3.3 million tonnes from 620,000 tonnes a year earlier.

16 Jul 2019 11:22 AM

PM Modi 2.0 to draft new sugar export policy post-Budget

This sugar production is after considering the diversion of 'B' heavy molasses and sugarcane juice away from sugar, into ethanol.

01 Jul 2019 7:19 AM

Sugar output could drop 15 per cent as drought hits: Industry sources

Sugar inventories are likely to rise to 14.7 million tonnes at the beginning of the new season on Oct 1, up 37.4 pc from a year ago.

13 Jun 2019 2:08 PM

Indian mills contract to export three million tonnes of sugar: Trade body

Indian mills have already shipped out 2.1 million tonnes of the sweetener.

13 May 2019 12:43 PM


Indian mills contract to export 2.7 million tonnes sugar: Trade body

Mills have already shipped out 1.7 mn tonnes of sugar, Praful Vithalani, chief of All India Sugar Trade Association, said.

11 Apr 2019 12:09 PM

Soft loans of Rs 12,900 cr for sugar mills okayed

The Cabinet also allowed the alternative mechanism to decide on the timing, price and quantum of strategic sales of public sector companies.

08 Mar 2019 12:37 AM

States must take steps to ensure payment of Rs 20,000 cr to cane growers: Paswan

The Centre last week raised the benchmark price of sugar sold at factory gate to Rs 31 per kg from Rs 29 per kg earlier.

20 Feb 2019 12:21 PM

Water released to Jayakwadi dam after court order

The SC order means that dams in Nashik and Ahmednagar districts will release water.

02 Nov 2018 2:07 AM

Govt approves Rs 5,500 crore package for sugar mills

Mills in Uttar Pradesh owe the maximum at Rs 9,817 crore to cane farmers.

27 Sep 2018 5:32 AM


UP govt promises Rs 4,000 crore soft loans to sugar mills

Amount will be extended to mills though the banks which they will provide to farmers directly in their bank accounts.

26 Sep 2018 8:24 AM

Sugar mills owe Rs 593 crore to state farmers: Official

The mills have paid a total Rs 20,682 crore as sugarcane purchase price to farmers till July this year.

09 Aug 2018 2:18 AM

Farmers still awaiting dues from sugar mills

According to one primary estimate, sugar mills across the state owe farmers about Rs 1913 crore.

31 May 2018 2:10 AM

UP cane growers yet to get Rs 11,800 crore in arrears

Food ministry expected to prepare draft Cabinet note on crisis.

30 Apr 2018 12:48 AM

India likely to pay cane growers to help sugar mills: sources

Government officials insist India’s plans to directly pay cane growers would not contravene WTO rules.

10 Apr 2018 10:56 AM