India: Strict action against sugar mills defaulting on cane price payments – Officials

Strict action is being taken against sugar mills defaulting in cane price payment and recovery certificates have been issued against five negligent sugar mills in this connection, Uttar Pradesh Sugarcane Commissioner Sanjay R Bhoosreddy said on Tuesday. As per the provisions laid down under section 17 (4) and 18 (3) of the Uttar Pradesh Sugarcane Regulation of Supply and Purchase Act 1953 Recovery Certificate have been issued against sugar mills being negligent in cane price payment, the commissioner said in a press release. Sugar mills Malakpur- Baghpat (Modi group), Gadoura- Maharajganj (single unit), Chilwaria- Bahraich (Simbhaoli group ), Itimaida- Balrampur (Bajaj group) and Bisauli -Badaun (Yadu group) have been issued recovery certificates, Bhoosreddy said.