Sugarcane acreage in Maharashtra to rise 30% to 10.66 lakh ha

 

The sugarcane planted region in Maharashtra is envisioned to maximize by 29 for every cent to 10.sixty six lakh ha for the sugar 12 months 2020-21. Past 12 months, the region was 8.22 lakh ha, in accordance to the estimates well prepared by the Condition Sugar Commissioner business office.

Sugar 12 months runs from October to September. Each 12 months all-around Dussehra pageant most of the mills begin the approach of procuring and crushing sugarcane. This 12 months, the Dussehra pageant falls on October twenty five but specified the greater planted region, the year is envisioned to begin by the next 7 days of October.

Shekhar Gaikwad, Sugar Commissioner of Maharashtra, advised BusinessLine that because of to superior rains in 2019 as effectively as this 12 months a bumper crop is envisioned. Sugarcane available for crushing would be 815.fifty lakh tonnes (lt), when last 12 months 545 lt was crushed

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