DMK pleased over announcement of price for sugarcane

DMK has welcomed the announcement by C V Vaithilingam in the budget presented in the Assembly that farmers would be paid an enhanced price of Rs 2000 per ton of cane purchased by the mills during the next crushing season.

Last Updated: Mar 26, 2010, 14:22 PM IST

Puducherry: DMK has welcomed the announcement by
Chief Minister V Vaithilingam in the budget presented in the
Assembly that the farmers would be paid an enhanced price of
Rs 2000 per ton of cane purchased by the mills from the ryots
during the next crushing season.

A spokeman of the local unit of the DMK said Friday
that they had requested the government in this regard some
time back,taking cue from Tamilnadu government`s announcement.
Confederation of Indian Industry (Puducherry) has also
welcomed the announcement that foreign investors promoting
electronic industries here would be extended incentives. The
new president of the CII here M S Vijayaraghavan said that the
budget for fiscal 2010-2011 was industry friendly.

PTI