Maharashtra: Sugarcane acreage may fall 40% in Maharashtra next season

Economic Times – 20 March 2019, Pune: At a time when India and the world markets are grappling with excess sugar stocks, the area under sugarcane could decline more than 40 per cent in Maharashtra in the next season owing…

Ugar Sugar Works closes sugar crushing for season 2018-19

Udaipur Kiran – 18 March 2019: Ugar Sugar Works has closed the sugar crushing for season 2018-19 at Ugar unit & Jewargi unit. The Ugar Unit and Jewargi Unit have ended 2018-19 Crushing Season on March 09, 2019 and February…

Sugar production till March 15 rises 6 per cent

Financial Express – 19 March 2019: Sugar production in the current sugar season up to March 15, 2019 grew 6% to 27.34 million tonne, compared with 25.82 million tonne in the same period of the previous sugar season. The ISMA…

छत्तीसगढ़: करकाभाठ शक्कर कारखाना गन्ना किसानों के लिए बना परेशानी का सब

News18 इंडिया – 16 March 2019: छत्तीसगढ़ में बालोद जिले के करकाभाठ स्थित दंतेश्वरी मैय्या सहकारी शक्कर कारखाने में इस बार पेराई सीजन के पहले ही लाखों रुपए खर्च कर मशीनों का मेंटेनेंस कराया गया है. बावजूद इसके आए दिन…

Sweetener or Ethanol? Sugar mkt is watching what Brazil mills are planning

Business Standard – 18 March 2019: Brazil’s sugar mills can make the switch into ethanol easier than ever before, making it harder to predict how much sweetener will come from the world’s biggest producer and exporter. Take the case of…

गन्ना का बकाया भुगतान को लेकर सरकार को नहीं है कोई चिंता

Haryana Express – 16 March 2019: गन्ना का बकाया भुगतान, देश में बहु राष्ट्रीय कंपनियों के आ जाने से किसान बर्बाद हो जाएगा। सरकारें किसानों के अधिकारों को लेकर गंभीर नही है। किसानों को अपने हकों और अधिकारों की लड़ाई…

Govt’s sugar quota system is floundering — Here’s why

Financial Express – 16 March 2019: The government’s sugar sales quota system — reintroduced in June 2018 after a gap of five years apparently to help clear cane arrears — is floundering. Sales data submitted by mills and co-operatives with…

Sugarcane farmers face crisis, govt help yet to reach them

Business Standard – 16 March 2019: Sugarcane harvest has soured the lives of some farmers in western Uttar Pradesh. The crop is bumper but there are no takers. “We are facing a lot of trouble now. Most of the sugarcane…

DCM Shriram rises after unit commissions 30 MW power plant

Business Standard – 14 March 2019: DCM Shriram rose 3.31% to Rs 463.65 at 11:07 IST on BSE after the company announced commissioning 30 megawatts power plant at DSCL Sugar Hariawan unit in Uttar Pradesh. The announcement was made after…

Maharashtra relies on exports to clear sugar glut

Economic Times – 14 March 2019: UP emerged as the top sugar producing state in the country overtaking Maharashtra during the past three years. Pune: Maharashtra’s sugar industry is battling a glut in production and the loss of traditional domestic…