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Yogi govt moots 'sugar tourism' with trips to mills and ethanol plants

Seven-member panel formed to study proposal, offer recommendations on action plan, selected sugar complexes, mode of travel and coordination with tourism department

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Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
The Yogi Adityanath government has mooted ‘sugar tourism’ to unlock the economic potential in the cane growing areas of Uttar Pradesh, the country’s top producer of the crop.

Under the proposal, the sugarcane department, in collaboration with the tourism department, would conduct knowledge and educational tours in modern sugar and ethanol plants in the state.

UP principal secretary excise Sanjay Bhoosreddy, who is also the cane commissioner, has constituted a seven-member committee to study the proposal and offer recommendations within a month on the action plan, selected sugar complexes, mode of travel and coordination with the tourism department.

The committee,

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First Published: Oct 28 2019 | 4:50 PM IST

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