Sugarcane Growers Seek Govt’'s Help

Published: 14th July 2014 08:18 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th July 2014 08:18 AM   |  A+A-

VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Sugarcane Farmers Association (APSFA) has requested the government to take measures for the clearance of dues worth `200 crores from the sugar factories to sugarcane farmers.

In a memorandum to the CM, the APSFA said that even though crushing of sugarcane was completed three months back, as many as 16 factories in the state had not paid the dues yet.

Since no joint meeting was organised to discuss the farmers’ issues in the last three years, the APSFA has asked the chief minister to organise a joint meeting of the farmers and owners of the sugar factories and resolve the issues.

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