Farmers’ union marches in protest, demands payment for sugarcaneFarmers’ union marches in protest, demands payment for sugarcane

Times of India – 19 September 2017, Mohali: A large number of farmers, led by Bhartiya Kisan Union (), Lakhowal, marched from Gurdwara Amb Sahib of Phase VIII towards Chandigarh The farmers tried to move towards the chief minister’s house…

Maha: Crushing season to start from 1 November (Marathi News)

Maharashtra Times – 19 September 2017:वसंतदादा शुगर इन्स्टिट्यूटमध्ये झालेल्या बैठकीत एक नोव्हेंबरपासून साखर कारखाने सुरू करण्याचा निर्णय घेतला आहे. तसेच कर्नाटकात जाणारा ऊस रोखण्यासाठी मुख्यमंत्री देवेंद्र फडणवीस यांच्याकडे शिष्टमंडळाद्वारे भेट घेणार आहे, अशी माहिती कोल्हापूर जिल्हा मध्यवर्ती सहकारी बँकेचे चेअरमन…

AP: Bitter lives of sugar factory workers

The Hans India – 19 September 2017, Medak: State bandh or general strike on Tuesday, called by all trade unions, is unlikely to strike a chord with the workforce put out of job due to closure of Nizam Deccan Sugars…

Raw sugar import to ease shortage

Hindu Business Line – 19 September 2017: With Tamil Nadu facing a shortfall in sugar production in 2017-18 (October-September), local markets are witnessing the arrival of stocks from Karnataka and Maharashtra. The State’s annual estimated consumption is 12-15-lakh tonnes ,…

‘Need research to revive sugar cos’

Times of India – 18 September 2017, Coimbatore: The acreage under sugarcane in Tamil Nadu has come down from 3.71 lakh hectares to 2.07 lakh hectares in the last one decade, director of the Tamil Nadu Sugar Corporation Anu George…

TN sugar sector hits sweet spot after 3 years of bitter harvest

Hindu Business Line – 19 September 2017: The recent wet spell, it appears, has come as a ray of hope for sugar mills in Tamil Nadu. “Though not immediately, we hope things will look up in the next two years,”…

UP: Bahraich Sugar mill’s crushing to start in November (Hindi News)

दैनिक जागरण – 18 September 2017, बहराइच : जरवलरोड स्थित आईपीएल चीनी मिल में पेराई सत्र नवंबर माह में शुरू होगा। इससे किसानों को गेहूं बोने में आसानी होगी। मिल के नवागंतुक महाप्रबंधक एके ¨सह ने बताया कि गन्ना किसानों…

Sugarcane Committees to audit from CAG: Rana (Hindi News)

नवभारत टाइम्स – 16 Spetmber 2017, विस, मेरठ : प्रदेश के गन्ना राज्यमंत्री सुरेश राणा ने बिजनौर में कहा कि प्रदेश सरकार ने तय कर दिया है कि गन्ना किसानों को हर हाल में उनकी उपज का समय पर भुगतान…

Maha: BJP joins hands with NCP sugar factory election in Kagal

Times of India – 17 September 2017, Kolhapur: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has joined hands with Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) for election at Dudhganga Vedganga Co-operative Sugar Factory in Kagal . The development is considered important since the BJP has…

Maha: Sugarcane makes the mighty Bhima weak

Times of India – 18 September 2017, NAGPUR: Maharashtra’s second longest river, the Bhima, perhaps serves sugarcane plantations and sugar mills more than the human population of the state. Consider this: a staggering 273 dams have been built in the…