Chandigarh, Haryana: Sugar mills in the state have been given a target to crush 754 lakh quintal of sugarcane for 2020-21 season, said Haryana Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister J P Dalal. The target set this year is higher as compared with last season when 702 lakh quintals of sugarcane was crushed.
He also asked the sugar mills from the state to start operations as per the scheduled date. Minister was addressing a meeting of the Haryana State Sugarcane Control Board on Sunday.
During the meeting, he was apprised that with a view to increase the sugar recovery percentage, directions have been given to Saraswati Sugar Mill of Yamunagar to comprehensively study all the reasons related to the ongoing sugar recovery percentage obtained by the cooperative sugar mill, Shahabad within two months.
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