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…

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…

Srirama Sugar factory in K.R. Nagar to be leased

Star of Mysore – 9 September 2017: Bengaluru: The State Government has decided to let out Srirama Co-operative Sugar factory in Chunchanakatte, K.R. Nagar on lease for a 40-year period to private parties. This decision was taken at a meeting…

CPM demands reopening of Tumapala sugar factory in Anakapalle

Telangana Today – 8 September 2017: Visakhapatnam: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has demanded the reopening of Tumapala sugar factory in Anakapalle which has been under a lock-out for the past three years and warned that any attempt to…

Andhra Pradesh: Pay two months wages, Pitani Satyanarayana tells factory

Deccan Chronicle – 31 August 2017: Vijayawada: Labour, employment and factories minister Pitani Satyanarayana ordered the management of Jaipur Sugar Factory to pay two-months wages to its workers in a week.  The minister met the management of Jaipur Sugar Factory  in…

Transfer formalities delay sugar unit’s makeover

Times of India – 26 August 2017, Ponda: The government’s decision to transfer the 45-year-old Sanjivani factory at Dayanandnagar, Dharbandora, from the agriculture department to the cooperation department has delayed the factory’s modernization for a year. Modernization of the plant…

`Crushing factories are working far below capacity’

Times of India – 22 August 2017, MANDYA/BENGALURU/MYSURU: Crushing of sugarcane is well below expectation and no surprise if sugar prices go up or the government turns to imports to meet the demand this year, say industry representatives. The government…

Dwarkadheesh sugar factory adopted for sugarcane research (Marathi News)

Lokamt – 12 August 2017, ताहाराबाद : द्वारकाधीश साखर कारखान्याने ऊस विकासामध्ये विविध योजना राबवून केलेला ऊस विकास अभिनंदनास पात्र आहे. कारखान्याचे व्यवस्थापन व स्वतंत्र ऊस कक्षाची कर्तव्यदक्षता विचारात घेऊन राज्यातून ऊस पीक संशोधन व विकासासाठी द्वारकाधीश साखर कारखाना आम्ही…

Maha: Belganga sugar factory given to ambaji trading company (Marathi News)

Maharashtra Times – 12 August 2107: चाळीसगाव तालुक्यातील बेलगंगा सहकारी साखर कारखाना अंबाजी ट्रेडिंग कंपनीला देण्याबाबत शुक्रवारी (दि. ११) जिल्हा बँकेकडून शिक्कामोर्तब करण्यात आले. अंबाजी शुगर ट्रेडिंगच्यावतीने जिल्हा बँकेकडे १० कोटींचा भरणादेखील यावेळी करण्यात आला. यानंतर बँकेच्या अध्यक्षा अॅड. रोहिणी…

Revival of Amadalavalasa sugar factory sought

The Hindu – 31 July 2017: Opposition parties and a few NGOs joined hands for the revival of the Amadalavalasa Co-operative Sugar factory which was closed in 2003. Accumulated losses of ₹30 crore made the government to issue orders for…