TN: Minister inaugurates sugarcane crushing

Last Updated: Monday, November 7, 2011 - 13:33

Dharmapuri: Tamil Nadu Higher Education Minister
P Palaniyappan Monday inaugurated the 2011-12 sugarcane crushing season at the Cooperative Sugar Mill in Palacode, 48 km from here.
The season is expected to yield 3.70 lakh tonnes in the
district. It was planned to crush 2000 tonnes per day,
the minister said.

Sugarcane has been cultivated in 12,333 acres.
The Minister also appealed to the farmers to increase
the cane cultivation area in the next cultivable season.

Collector R.Lilly presided.

PTI



First Published: Monday, November 7, 2011 - 13:33

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