Uttar Pradesh: Sugar mills clear 5,030 crore cane payment in current season

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Lucknow: State government under the leadership of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has paid cane dues worth more than Rs 1.5 lakh crore to the cane farmers.

According to the data, till 29 December, 2021, the farmers have received Rs 5,030.03 crore during the ongoing crushing season that began in October this year. The government has cleared dues worth Rs 35,444.06 crore in 2017-18, Rs 33,048.06 crore in 2018-19, Rs 35,898.85 crore in 2019-20 and Rs 30,629.66 crore in 2020-21.

During the ongoing crushing season, 119 sugar mills have produced 28.91 lakh tonnes of sugar by crushing 299.06 lakh tonnes of sugarcane.

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