Bihar: Minister asks sugar mills to fix cane price early


Patna: All sugar mills should fix cane price for the 2021-22 crushing season soon, said State sugar cane minister Pramod Kumar on Thursday.

A high-level review meeting was held to discuss the cane price fixation and find a solution to the issue of waterlogging in the core sugar cane-producing districts like Samastipur, Gopalganj, East Champaran and West Champaran. It was attended by officials and Sugar Mills Association president C V Patodia, among others.

According to the news report published in The Times of India, C V Patodia, president, Sugar Mill Association, said that the sugar mills are ready to increase the prices of cane for the 2021-22 season but the government should provide assistance as the sugar prices in the market have fallen.



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