Maharashtra Sugar manufacturing may fall 39.2% on drought by admin- Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 06:58:22 PM
Sugar production in Maharashtra, the usa’s 2nd-biggest producer, is likely to say no by 39.2% yr- on-year in 2019/20 to 6.Five million tonnes because of a drought-hit cane crop, pinnacle reputable of the Maharashtra Sugar Commissionerate stated.
The ongoing drought state of affairs inside the state ought to see cane acreage reduce by means of at least 28% to eight.43 lakh hectare for the 2019-20 season, against 11.Sixty two lakh hectare in 2018-19, the reputable stated.
Maharashtra received 23% less rainfall than everyday at some point of the June-September monsoon season in 2018, country authorities information shows.
Maharashtra produced a document 10.7 million tonnes of sugar in 2018-19.