Monday, January 19, 2009
Rs 14.16 Crore to Uttarakhand Sugarcane Farmers
In an official statement, to clear the dues of sugarcane farmers, Uttarakhand Government has released an amount of Rs 14.16 crore. This amount is the second and final installment to the six Government and cooperative sugar mills in the State. The Government had already paid Rs 42.13 crore in themonth of October as the first installment for the last crushing season of 2007-08. With this, all the dues to the amount of Rs 56.29 crore of farmers for the last crushing season has been cleared. The Government has also directed all the sugar mills to ensure full payment to farmers this season also.