Current Season’s Yield of Sugar Dropped Steeply by 6 Lakh Tons- ISMA
Current Season’s Yield of Sugar, Due to the lower production of sugarcane in the country, sugar production has dropped down. In the session of 2016-17, there are only 108. 80 lakh tons of sugar produced in the country, which is 5.92 lakhs less than the production of the previous season. According to Indian sugar mills association, Maharashtra has witnessed 27% less production of sugar this year, whereas, in Uttar Pradesh, the production of sugar has gone up by 31% this year. Karnataka is also one of those who have contributed less production of sugar than it did in the previous year. Tamil Nadu has also faced positive changes in the terms of the production of sugar this year. Gujrat has produced 4.70 lakh tons of sugar till January 15th whereas Andhra Pradesh produced 2.80 lakh tons. Bihar, Uttrakhand, Punjab, and Haryana have generated 7.42 lakh ton sugar this season.