Nearly 90% sugarcane dues cleared by UP govt.

Out of the total outstanding cane dues of Rs 25,836.46 crore for crushing season 2016-17, a payment of Rs 22,807.53 crore was made to cane growers till July 14. This is 89.84 per cent of the total dues. Around 90 per cent of cane dues amounting to Rs 22,807 crore was given to sugarcane growers till July 14 during the crushing season 2016-17. The cane area of the state had increased by two lakh hectare due to the faith reposed by farmers on Chief Minister Yogi Aditynath.