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Sugar production down 22% to 233 lakh tonnes till March 31, says ISMA

Sugar mills in the state produced 232.seventy four lakh tonnes (lt) of sugar till March 31, virtually 22 for each cent reduced than the 296.eighty two lt produced in the corresponding interval of the preceding calendar year, explained a statement issued by the Indian Sugar Mills Affiliation (ISMA) on Wednesday.

Even however the spread of Covid-19 and subsequent lockdown initially disrupted the motion of sugar due to very poor availability of vehicles, interventions by the Meals Ministry and notifications by the Home Ministry have served the mills resume dispatches more than the previous four-five times, ISMA explained. The sugar sector human body explained there is ample sugar stock in the state and there will not be any scarcity.

Lime availability

With regard to inputs for operating sugar mills, the significant stress was unavailability of lime because of the closing down of lime quarries in Rajasthan subsequent the lockdown. Even so,

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