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Mar 12, 2019
Sugarcane reinvented as 'energycane' could be future of cane industry, renewablesSugarcane needs to be reinvented with a wider range of uses & thrive as a promising renewables source.
Feb 06, 2019
Niti Aayog task force to find long-term solution to problems faced by sugar sector, says Ram Vilas PaswanThe task force was set up in December 2018 under the chairmanship of Niti Aayog member Ramesh Chand, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.
Oct 29, 2018
Sugar output may dip 3% this year to 31.5 million ton on untimely rains, pest attack and ethanol: ISMASugar production reached an all-time high of 32.5 million tonnes in the 2017-18 marketing year (October-September).
Sep 26, 2018
Govt approves Rs 5,500-crore package to sugar industry; to provide transport subsidy to mills for exportThe Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the food ministry's proposal that seeks to address the surplus domestic stock of sugar
Jul 20, 2018
Panicky government rains sops on sugarcane farmers, risks turning industry diabeticPolitical meddling in the pricing of sugarcane has made the sugar economy unsteady.
Jun 29, 2018
Arrears to sugarcane farmers down by Rs 3,000 cr on govt's measures, says food minister Ram Vilas PaswanAs per the government data, cane arrears soared to Rs 22,654 crore as on 1 June, which has come down to Rs 19,816 crore till 25 June.
Jun 27, 2018
In a move to boost sugar industry, govt hikes ethanol price by Rs 2.85 per litre for 2018-19The sugar industry and even NCP supremo Sharad Pawar had demanded a higher ethanol price to improve the liquidity of cash-starved mills and enable them clear cane arrears that have crossed Rs 22,000 crore.
Jun 12, 2018
Sugar package: Most mills are bad in quality and some need to be rationalised, Abhijit Sen tells FirstpostSugar package announced by govt has invited criticism for going back on limited deregulation that has been attempted by the current and previous governments
Jun 07, 2018
Centre bails out sugar industry: All you need to know about the whopping Rs 8,500 cr package and why it was announcedThe MSP of sugar, at Rs 29 per kg, is inadequate and does not cover production costs, making it difficult for mills to clear cane arrears.
Jun 06, 2018
Ahead of elections, Cabinet approves Rs 8,500 cr bailout package for cash-starved sugar industryThe Cabinet on Wednesday approved a Rs 8,500 crore bailout package for the sugar industry which includes Rs 4,500 crore soft loan for building ethanol production capacity and creating a 3 million tonne stockpile to soak up excess supply