Amroha, Uttar Pradesh: District Magistrate Umesh Mishra has asked the sugar mills to clear the pending cane arrears of the cane farmers on a priority basis. He convened the meeting of the millers on Thursday and asked them to abide by rules.
Sugar mills have started the crushing operations in the state. According to the Indian Sugar Mills Association, in Uttar Pradesh, 76 sugar mills have started their crushing operations for this season and they have produced 3.85 lakh tonnes of sugar by 15th November 2020. Last year in the same period, 78 mills were in operation and they had produced 2.93 lakh tonnes till 15th November 2019.