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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

File photo of Uttar Pradesh CM Adityanath

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.

This is Rs 46,633 crore more

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

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