Sugar mills owe over Rs 400 cr to cane farmers

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Sugar mills owe over Rs 400 cr to cane farmers

Muzaffarnagar, Apr 8 (PTI) Eight sugar mills owe over Rs 400 crore to sugarcane farmers in the district, an official said today.

District Cane Officer Omprakash Singh said an amount of over Rs 442 crore are outstanding against the eight sugar mills as cane dues of farmers.

he said the amount is outstanding against the mills for the sugar season of this year and 2016.

The district authorities are pressurising the sugar mills to clear the dues of the farmers, the officer said.

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