Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh: District registered record sugarcane production this season. Along with this, sugar mills are also paying cane dues with a good speed.
According to the news report published in Live Hindustan, the three sugar mills have paid cane dues of Rs 402.78 crore till June 30, whereas in the same period in last season only Rs 362.92 crore was paid.
The administration is ensuring that the sugar mills clear pending cane arrears to sugarcane farmers. The lockdown imposed by the government to prevent the spread of Coronavirus pandemic has also affected many sugar mills across India. Mills were unable to sell the sugar amid lockdown, due to which sugar stocks are piling up in godown. Lack of finance has also affected the mills to clear cane arrears.
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