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
The objective was to help millers in clearing cane arrears and divert surplus sugar for ethanol manufacturing.
30 Oct 2019 3:53 PM
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
The move also aims at bringing down the annual crude imports of Rs 7 lakh crore substantially.
24 Sep 2019 1:34 AM
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said land of the sugar mills can be utilised for ethanol production from sugar.
23 Sep 2019 6:51 PM
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’s exports surged to 3.3 million tonnes from 620,000 tonnes a year earlier.
16 Jul 2019 11:22 AM
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 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 have already shipped out 2.1 million tonnes of the sweetener.
13 May 2019 12:43 PM
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
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
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
The SC order means that dams in Nashik and Ahmednagar districts will release water.
02 Nov 2018 2:07 AM
Mills in Uttar Pradesh owe the maximum at Rs 9,817 crore to cane farmers.
27 Sep 2018 5:32 AM
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
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
According to one primary estimate, sugar mills across the state owe farmers about Rs 1913 crore.
31 May 2018 2:10 AM
Food ministry expected to prepare draft Cabinet note on crisis.
30 Apr 2018 12:48 AM
Government officials insist India’s plans to directly pay cane growers would not contravene WTO rules.
10 Apr 2018 10:56 AM