Basti, Uttar Pradesh: According to the news report, the administration has asked all the sugar mills in the district to clear the pending cane bills before July 3.
A meeting was organised at the district collectorate office, where issues related to sugarcane arrears and others were discussed.
Over pending cane arrears, UP government is also taking various steps. UP CM has instructed the officials to ensure payment of pending cane dues.
The administration is ensuring that the sugar mills clear pending cane arrears to sugarcane farmers. Cane growers claim that they are reeling under financial crisis and are unable to meet their daily needs.
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. Mills claim due to financial shortage they are unable to clear cane dues.
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