More than a dozen mills in key sugar producing states like Uttar Pradesh have started crushing operations this year, a Food Ministry official said today.
The government has projected higher sugar output at around 25 million tonnes for the current 2017-18 season (October-September), as against 20.3 million tonnes in the last year.
"Some mills have commenced crushing operations in Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. It will pick up in the coming days," the official told
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