Naraingarh sugar mill to start crushing season soon

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Ambala: The Naraingarh sugar mill is ready to start the cane crushing season in November but it is yet to clear the pending dues of the previous season.

The farmers have decided to convene a meeting before the start of the cane crushing season to decide the future course of action.

According to the news report published in Tribuneindia.com, Rajiv Sharma, spokesperson, Bhartiya Kisan Union (Charuni) said, “The mill authorities informed that they will start cane crushing operations from November 20. During the last season, the mill had crushed sugarcane worth over Rs 172 crore, and payment of around Rs 109.25 crore has been cleared. Payment of around Rs 63.07 crore (Rs 35.48 crore in the form of post-dated cheques given to farmers, and around Rs 27.59 crore cash payment) is pending.”

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