Wed, Oct 11, 2023
Government is strict on sugar prices! Can there be strictness on mills? What action to take if stock is not available? Watch the full news in this video
Tue, Sep 12, 2023
Domestic sugar prices have soared to six-year highs over the past few weeks amid tightening supply caused by limited rainfall and delay in the onset of the crushing season.
Mon, Aug 14, 2023
According to an official statement, sugar mills are being reviewed at the highest government level and are directed to take appropriate action prior to the onset of the sugar season 2023-24. The sugar season in the country begins in October.
Fri, Jul 21, 2023
Sugar mills have paid nearly 1.04 lakh crore to cane farmers so far in the current marketing year ending September, while Rs 9,499 crore is yet to be paid, the government said on Friday.
Wed, Jun 28, 2023
FRP: Many major decisions were taken today in the important meeting of the Modi cabinet. The cabinet has made a big announcement for 5 crore sugarcane farmers. The FRP i.e. Fair and Remunerative Price for sugarcane has been increased to Rs 315 per quintal.
Wed, Jan 05, 2022
The Centre has issued guidelines for restructuring of loans taken by mills from the Sugar Development Fund (SDF), providing a moratorium for two years and then repayment in five years to eligible defaulting factories.
Mon, Dec 20, 2021
The country's sugar production reached 77.91 lakh tonnes till December 15 of the ongoing 2021-22 season, higher than the 73.34 lakh tonnes a year ago.
Mon, Jun 01, 2020
The government may announce a relief package worth Rs 10000-Rs 12000 cr for the sugar industry. The announcement which is likely to come in 15-20 days will be a major relief for the sector, Zee Business' Chetan Bhutani reports
Mon, Jun 03, 2019
sugar mills are under intense pressure, because sugar mills are facing a cash crunch as they also have to pay stipulated prices to buy cane from farmers at a time when there is a glut of sugar.
Thu, Mar 07, 2019
The Centre on March 7 announced an additional soft loan of Rs 15,000 crore for sugar mills to create ethanol capacity under a recently launched scheme. Watch full video to know more.
Fri, Feb 15, 2019
Is there any family where sugar is not consumed as a daily-use item? Answer is probably NO. And, now the central government has announced that sugar mills cannot sell the sweetener below Rs 31 per kg.
Tue, Jan 08, 2019
Vivek Saraogi, MD, Balrampur Chini Mills, speaks about his plans to increase ethanol production, outlook on production and hike in MSP for sugar during an interview with Zee Business.
Sun, Dec 23, 2018
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath warned erring sugar mill owners Sunday that they will be jailed if they do not clear dues of the cane growers.
The food ministry is also considering tweaking the scheme to ensure that non-molasses-based distilleries are also able to avail soft loans under the scheme launched in June for expansion and setting up of new ethanol plants.
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
The Union Cabinet will consider tomorrow a proposal to increase the minimum price that sugar mills are required to pay to cane growers by Rs 20 to Rs 275 per quintal for the next marketing year starting October, according to sources.
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
India's sugar production has fallen by 15.36% to 146.72 lakh tonnes till February 15 this year.
Wed, Jan 18, 2017
Sugar mills in India produced 10.5 million tonnes of the sweetener between October 1 and January 15, about 5.3% lower than a year earlier as sugar mills in key producing states closed early due to cane shortage, a producers` body said on Wednesday.
Tue, Jan 17, 2017
India`s top sugar producing state of Maharashtra has so far produced 27% less sugar than a year ago as nearly a third of the total mills have stopped crushing due to cane shortage, government and industry officials told Reuters.
Tue, Jan 03, 2017
Sugar mills in Maharashtra typically operate between November to April.
Thu, Sep 01, 2016
Govt imposed stock limit on sugar mills, Sugar to remain cheaper during festivals. Watch complete news story of Headlines 360 for getting detailed updates!
Sat, Jul 09, 2016
The country's sugar production is estimated to have fallen to 7.33% to 232.6 lakh tonnes in the next marketing season of 2016-17 (October-September).
Wed, Jun 29, 2016
Out of the total sugarcane price dues payable which amount to Rs.52, 900 crore, only Rs.4, 225 crore are pending.
According to a PTI report, Sugarcane arrears in India have plunged to Rs 423 crore from a record Rs 21,800 crore last year, due to rally in the prices of sugar.
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