Published On:May 27 2011
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Maharshtra govt cleared 192 sugar mill projects worth Rs.9,000 Crores
Maharashtra, which contributes nearly a third to India's sugar production, is expected to have an additional investment of close to Rs 9,000 crore in the next four and half years, in the establishment of 92 private sugar mills.
According to the state cooperation department, there are presently 165 cooperative mills and 43 private mills in the state, with a combined capital investment of Rs 20,000 crore.
The government has cleared the proposals of 92 private sugar mills as per the aerial distance criteria.