May 06, 2021 01:47 PM IST
Sugar mill shares are on a roll as rising prices and tight supply conditions are conducive to their profit margins
- Feb 12, 2021 09:11 PM IST
The plea also said a Committee of expert be formed to study the problems of non-payment of dues by the sugarcane industries and make changes in the legal framework to ensure that in the future no delay occurs in the payment of dues of farmers.
- Feb 09, 2021 07:44 PM IST
Sugar mills of Uttar Pradesh owed Rs 7,555.09 crore, followed by Karnataka at Rs 3,585.18 crore and Maharashtra at Rs 2,030.31 crore, the data showed.
- Nov 27, 2020 05:20 PM IST
"Once Maharashtra was known for its strong rural economy and farming. But in the past few years, excessive use of water for sugarcane cultivation has led to environmental imbalance in the state. In the future, Maharashtra will face a water crisis due to this," Rajendra Singh, who is known as "Waterman of India", said.
- Oct 28, 2020 02:05 PM IST
Strained government finances could be a risk for the sugar sector
- Aug 29, 2020 07:50 PM IST
Between Friday and June 1, farmers planted a greater acreage of every single summer crop than last year, the data showed.
- Jul 03, 2020 01:32 PM IST
A healthy growth in sugar output is forecast in 2020-21, assuring mills a good fiscal year as long as the industry’s support system stays intact
- Jun 05, 2020 02:55 PM IST
The suicide triggered a protest by farmers on Friday who demanded that a case be registered against sugar mill officials for failure to procure sugarcane from farmers.
- Apr 22, 2020 09:35 PM IST
The Apex Court said that there cannot be any inconsistency or conflict between the prices fixed by the Centre and the state as the “advised price” has to be higher than the minimum price fixed by the Union government.
- Feb 25, 2020 12:08 PM IST
Depressed sugar prices due to surplus sugar production in two consecutive sugar seasons -- 2017-18 and 2018-19 -- adversely affected the liquidity of sugar mills resulting in accumulation of cane price arrears of farmers.
- Jan 01, 2020 09:25 AM IST
Sugar production has taken a hit in two of the biggest sugar-producing states in the country
- Nov 19, 2019 08:32 AM IST
He said the government has not given any such subsidy to sugarcane farmers in India as claimed by Australia and other countries in their petition at the WTO.
- May 10, 2019 08:27 AM IST
India’s final sugar output is much higher than expected. A problem of plenty is likely to affect sugar mills unless the government steps in
- Mar 01, 2019 02:11 PM IST
Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) Director General Abinash Verma said mills interest burden will reduce by Rs 800-900 crore with government providing the interest subvention.
- Feb 21, 2019 08:15 PM IST
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Gadkari laid the foundation stone of the Rs 5,000-crore Panipat-Khatima highway project. He also laid the foundation stone of a Rs 232-crore project under the Namami Gange programme.
- Feb 18, 2019 02:26 PM IST
The increase of Rs 2 per kg in the minimum selling price of sugar is much less than what the industry wanted but even this comes with strings attached. The government wants cane arrears cleared.
- Jan 08, 2019 11:27 AM IST
The government needs to shrink its role in the sugar sector.
- Nov 12, 2018 12:20 PM IST
The government-to-government level trade deal to export sugar to China will be a game changer for the beleaguered sector
- Sep 17, 2018 11:37 AM IST
There are five reasons why the push for ethanol is not as good as it sounds.
- Sep 12, 2018 04:45 PM IST
Sakshi Batra discusses with Gaurav Choudhury , Policy Editor of Moneycontrol, the implications of this new policy on sugarcane farmers who have still not been paid arrears to the tune of Rs 13000 crore.
- Sep 06, 2018 04:45 PM IST
Sugar production of India is estimated to rise to 35.5 million tonnes in the next 2018-19 marketing year (October-September) from 32.5 million tonnes in the current year on the back of higher cane output.
- Jul 24, 2018 08:16 AM IST
FRP and MSP: Are the two rates contradictory or do they supplement each other in guaranteeing a fair price for farmers?
- Jul 20, 2018 02:34 PM IST
An overdose of sugar incentives is affecting both the sugar sector in India and the world
- May 02, 2018 10:39 AM IST
According to industry estimates, sugar mills owe arrears to the tune of nearly Rs 20,000 crore to the farmers.
- Apr 24, 2018 02:52 PM IST
Populist support measures are only a short-term solution and aggravate the imbalance in resource allocation.