1.07 cr devotees take holy dip during 2nd Paush Purnima bathing at Prayagraj Kumbh

1.07 cr devotees take holy dip during 2nd Paush Purnima bathing at Prayagraj Kumbh

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : The second bathing festival of Paush Purnima of Prayagraj Kumbh  concluded peacefully on January 21, 201i. As per Chief Executive Officer of Prayagraj Kumbh Vijay More »

Subhash Sharma appointed Development Commissioner, Bihar

Subhash Sharma appointed Development Commissioner, Bihar

Speed Post News Network Patna : Subhash Sharma, a 1984 batch IAS officer and Chief Inquiry Commissioner, General Administration Department (GAD), Bihar Government, was on January 21, 2019, transferred and appointed Development More »

Soul, values of Indian villages must be preserved : Naidu

Soul, values of Indian villages must be preserved : Naidu

  Speed Post News Network New Delhi : The Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu presented the 2nd ChhatraVishwakarma Awards to students and their mentors and Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) More »

Bhamre inaugurates workshop on Fire Safety Technologies

Bhamre inaugurates workshop on Fire Safety Technologies

  Speed Post News Network New Delhi : Minister of state for Defence Dr Subhash Bhamre inaugurated a Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) workshop on ‘Fire Safety Technologies and Services’ here More »

Gadkari to dedicate to nation bridge over river Raavi in J&K on Jan, 22

Gadkari to dedicate to nation bridge over river Raavi in J&K on Jan, 22

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari will dedicate to the nation a 1,210-meter span-bridge More »

Indu Shekhar Jha takes oath as Member, CERC

Indu Shekhar Jha takes oath as Member, CERC

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : R K Singh, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, administered the oath of office and secrecy to Indu Shekhar More »

 

Tirupati Sugars Ltd, Bagaha, owes Rs 135 cr to sugarcane growers, farmers paid for 7 days

Speed Post News Network

Bagaha :  Against an arrear of about 70 days, Tirupati Sugars Limited, Bagaha, has paid growers for the sugarcane supplied by them for 7 days only so far. The sugarcane crushing operation started about 70 days back with 75,000 to 80,000 quintals of sugarcane being crushed per day violating the stipulation under which the payment of sugarcane arrears has to be made within 15 days of the cane crushing.

Nandesh Pandey, organiser of Progressive Sugarcane Farmers’ Front, Bagaha, claims that Tirupati Sugars Limited owes Rs 135 crore to the sugarcane growers of the area. The non- payment of the arrear had forced many farmers to even postpone the marriage of their daughters, said Ramesh Fauji, a sugarcane growers of Kumbhia- Bisunpurwa. A progressive farmer Prameet Singh of Rampura -Lakshmipur said the farmers, who had purchased tractors through the bank loan hoping to pay the bank instalments after payment of their arrear are unable to pay back the loan.

The sugarcane farmers under Thakaraha block in West Champaran district are allegedly also being exploited by Bishnu Sugars Mill, Gopalganj. The factory purchases early varieties sugarcane at the rate of rejected varieties, alleged Satyendra Tiwari of Thakaraha, He also accused sugarcane weighing centre incharge of not weighing the sugarcane correctly at the time of purchase,

Food & Consumer Protection Minister cum Minister Incharge of West Champaran district Madan Sahni had recently visited Bagaha and assured the sugarcane farmers of immediate payment of their sugarcane arrears. Obvioulsy, Tirupati Sugars Limited management is hardly bothered about what Sahni had said.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *