Narsan, Uttarakhand: According to the media report, Libberheri sugar mill will clear cane arrears of 7 days in next week. The sugar mill has cleared sugarcane bill till February 22. The administration seems to upset over the slow pace of cane payment and has direct the mill to clear the dues.
Among the other sugar mills in the district, Luxarpur sugar mill has cleared cane arrears up to February 29.
Sugarcane farmers claim they are facing a financial crisis. 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.
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