Meerut: Sugar mills owe Rs 986 crore to cane farmers

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Meerut: Sugarcane farmers of the district are upset over pending cane arrears. There are six sugar mills in the district that owe arrears worth Rs 986.84 crore to the cane farmers. The mills have paid cane dues worth Rs 576.87 crore to the cane farmers with Daurana mill leading in cane payment.

According to the news report published in Jagran.com, Daurana mill has cleared around 78% of cane dues. The six sugar mills in the district have cleared 36.89% cane dues. The sugar mills in the district have produced 56.79 lakh quintal sugar by crushing 548 lakh quintal sugarcane till March 10 with a recovery rate of 10.36%.

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