Sugarcane acreage in Maharashtra to rise 30% to 10.66 lakh ha

Jannie Delucca

 

The sugarcane planted place in Maharashtra is anticipated to improve by 29 for each cent to 10.sixty six lakh ha for the sugar yr 2020-21. Past yr, the place was eight.22 lakh ha, according to the estimates organized by the State Sugar Commissioner workplace.

Sugar yr runs from Oct to September. Each yr all over Dussehra competition most of the mills start off the process of procuring and crushing sugarcane. This yr, the Dussehra competition falls on Oct twenty five but given the increased planted place, the period is anticipated to start off by the second 7 days of Oct.

Shekhar Gaikwad, Sugar Commissioner of Maharashtra, told BusinessLine that thanks to fantastic rains in 2019 as effectively as this yr a bumper crop is anticipated. Sugarcane obtainable for crushing would be 815.fifty lakh tonnes (lt), although previous yr 545 lt was crushed in the State.

Owing to fantastic h2o availability,

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