Sugarcane Farmers

SC seeks replies of Centre, states on delay in payment of dues of Rs 15,683 crore to sugarcane farmers

Besides immediate payment of dues to the tillers, the plea also sought a direction to the authorities to take action against defaulting sugar mills and also registration of FIRs.

published on : 12th February 2021

Farmers worried as sugarcane fetches low price

Hit by back-to-back cyclones and severe crop damage, sugarcane farmers in Ariyalur district were hopeful of making some decent bucks as Pongal festival was around the corner.

published on : 9th January 2021

Puducherry launches new scheme providing subsidy of Rs 10,000 per acre to sugarcane growers

"Nammazhvar Agriculture rejuvenation scheme" providing a backend subsidy to farmers cultivating sugarcane was launched by Agriculture Minister R Kamalakannan on Tuesday.

published on : 15th December 2020

Sugarcane farmers begin indefinite protest in Tenkasi

However, it failed. Since then, we are protesting but in vain.

published on : 11th December 2020

Odisha's sugarcane farmers seek early crushing, increase in MSP

The Ganjam District Sugarcane Growers Association (GDSGA) on Wednesday urged the district administration to begin crushing process by first week of January.

published on : 10th December 2020

50% farmers in Villupuram give up sugarcane cultivation 

Farmers, who have been in distress owing to various issues in cultivation, harvest and profit owing to non-compliance of officials and private mills have, switched to cultivating other crops.

published on : 12th September 2020

Cabinet okays hike in sugarcane FRP, to benefit 1 crore farmers

Javadekar also said that even if the recovery rate is 9.5 percent, sugarcane farmers will get a remunerative price at the rate of Rs 270.75 per quintal.

published on : 19th August 2020