Maharashtra sugar manufacturing statistics all time-high: Official

Maharashtra sugar manufacturing statistics all time-high: Official

by admin- Tuesday, April 12th, 2022 06:52:09 AM

Uttar Pradesh has to date produced eighty lakh tonnes of sugar this year.
Maharashtra has recorded an all-time high sugar production of 132 lakh tonnes this yr, kingdom sugar commissioner Shekhar Gaikwad has claimed.

But, notwithstanding the excessive production, there’s less opportunity of the sugar expenses coming down, the professional said at the same time as speaking about troubles associated with extra sugarcane production and steps being initiated to address the scenario.

“Maharashtra had a document of all-time excessive sugar manufacturing of 107 lakh tonnes in 2019-20. This year, it has reached nearly 132 lakh tonnes, that’s once more an all-time high report for the state, even as Uttar Pradesh has thus far produced eighty lakh tonnes of sugar this yr,” Gaikwad stated.

Various organizations inside the state have also earned ₹nine,000-10,000 crore from the production of 130 to one hundred forty crore litres of ethanol (is a by-product of molasses generated on crushing of sugarcane), which is likewise an all-time high, he claimed.

“The sugarcane crushing season in Maharashtra generally lasts for one hundred twenty to one hundred forty days and a most of one hundred forty five days. This 12 months, round 20 sugar factories inside the kingdom will run for 160 days because of the high sugarcane production,” he said.

“Around 90 lakh tonnes of sugarcane, inclusive of 60 lakh tonnes in Marathwada, is yet to be overwhelmed. We anticipate that the sugarcane in Marathwada will be crushed via May 31 this yr,” the reputable said.

“The factories in Solapur are taking nearly 20,000 tonnes of sugarcane from Marathwada for crushing,” he stated.

The legit said they’ve also come across cases of excessive expenses being sought from farmers for reducing or transportation in their produce.

“If a farmer has paid an additional quantity for the transportation of sugarcane to a factory, he can deliver us a written complaint. I actually have so far acquired seventy five such lawsuits and we will get better that quantity from the folks concerned and give it lower back to farmers,” he said.

The reliable additionally said that the sugar produced in Uttar Pradesh is utilised in the domestic market, even as the sugar produced in Maharashtra is desired for export.

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