Sugarcane-Farmers - Latest News on Sugarcane-Farmers | Read Breaking News on Zee News

Akhilesh Yadav blames Centre for bad condition of UP sugar mills

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 19:56

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday blamed the Centre for pitiable condition of sugar mills in the state.

Cabinet approves Rs 6,600 cr interest-free loans for sugar mills

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 19:39

The Cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal on providing interest-free loans of Rs 6,600 crore to the cash-starved sugar industry for making sugarcane payment to farmers.

Cabinet may tomorrow consider Rs 7,200 cr loans to sugar mills

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 18:10

The Cabinet is likely to consider Thursday a proposal on providing interest-free loans of Rs 7,200 crore to the cash-starved sugar industry for making sugarcane payment to farmers.

Take immediate steps to pay sugarcane farmers` dues: HC to UP

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 23:18

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to take "immediate steps" to pay the outstanding dues to sugarcane farmers of the state by the sugar mills.

PM panel okays Rs 7,200 cr interest-free loans to sugar mills

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 16:45

The ministers also suggested recasting of loans taken by mills as per Reserve Bank norms, incentives to produce 4 million tonnes of raw sugar and setting up of buffer stock, besides doubling ethanol-blending in petrol to 10 percent.

Siddaramaiah to discuss sugarcane growers issue with Centre

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 21:42

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said he is visiting New Delhi on December 6 to attend a meeting convened by Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar to discuss sugarcane growers issues.

UP sugar cane farmers launch agitation

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 21:35

Sugarcane growers on Friday launched protest here over suicide case of a farmer while demanding immediate starting of crushing private mills and compensation to the farmer.

Sugar decontrol buzz gains momentum!

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 14:15

The Union Cabinet is likely to consider the long-standing sugar decontrol proposal this week. But, can the government bite the bullet on an issue which is politically contentious and dear to sugarcane farmers in the heartland?

Centre can impose President`s rule in UP: SC bar council chief

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 00:38

Attacking UP govt over pending dues of sugarcane farmers, SC Bar Association said Centre can impose President`s Rule in the state.

Sugar mills owe Rs 9,340 cr to farmers for current mkt yr

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 19:53

Payments worth Rs 199.23 crore were still pending for the 2011-12 marketing year, and Rs 289.65 crore for 2010-11 and earlier, taking the total cane price arrears to Rs 9,828 crore.

Govt hikes sugarcane FRP by 23.5% to Rs 210/quintal for 2013-14

Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 14:20

The government on Thursday increased the sugarcane price that mills are required to pay to farmers by 23.5 percent to Rs 210 per quintal for the year starting October 2013.

Sugarcane farmers` agitation enters ninth day

Last Updated: Thursday, November 15, 2012, 09:32

The agitation by sugarcane growers in parts of Maharashtra entered into ninth day on Thursday.