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Govt mills paid Rs 1 trn to sugarcane farmers in last 3 yrs: Adityanath

The outstanding sugarcane payment to farmers worth Rs 4,466 crore pending during the 2012-2017 period was also paid from 2017 till 2020 to the growers

Yogi Adityanath
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Press Trust of India New Delhi
Government mills in Uttar Pradesh have paid out over Rs 1 trillion for sugarcane bought from 4,700,000 farmers in the past three years, which Chief Minister Adityanath said is a record.

Speaking at a programme organised at his official residence, the chief minister said the government's efforts in the interest of sugarcane growers yielded a record payment to them of more than Rs 1 trillion from 2017 to 2020, an official release said on Friday.


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First Published: Jun 19 2020 | 6:50 PM IST

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