Porvorim: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that the detailed project report (DPR) regarding starting ethanol plant at Sanjivani Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana Ltd (SSSKL), Dharbandora will be ready in 45 days.
He said, “The work of preparation of DPR has been handed over to the Deccan Sugar Technology Association (India). We have not stated that the sugar mill will be closed. Decision in this regard will be taken once we receive the DPR. After the DPR, we will send the proposal to the Union government.”
According to the news report published in The Times of India, Dhavalikar had raised the issue in the House, stating that cultivators have been adversely affected after the lone state-run sugarcane factory was shut, while also pointing out that the government had failed to implement a proper policy.