Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh: DM Ramakant Pandey has warned sugar mills of facing action if they fail to clear cane dues. During a meeting at the camp office, DM said that such an attitude of mill officers will not be tolerated. Either pay bills or be prepared to face the action.
He said, “The administration is committed to ensure timely payment to farmers.” DM has instructed the district sugarcane officer Yashpal Singh to issue notices against the millers that have failed to clear dues.
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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