119 sugar mills were operational during lockdown: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

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Lucknow: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that the government is taking steps to double the farmers’ income. He was speaking on the occasion of the inauguration of the three-day Fruit, Vegetable and Flower Show-2021 that began at Raj Bhawan on Saturday.

Addressing the gathering he said, currently the government is ensuring that the farmers get minimum support price for their produce, which is 1.5 times more than their input cost.

CM said that farmers worked tirelessly even during the Covid pandemic and 119 sugar mills were operational during the lockdown due to the efforts of the state’s sugarcane growers because of which there had been a bumper crop of sugarcane in the state.

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