District admin cracks a whip on defaulting sugar mills
The six sugar mills out of a total of eight 'defaulter' mills in the district have settled the dues of cane growers, district sugarcane officer Omparkash Yadav said today.
The remaining defaulters namely Bhesani Mills and Khaikheri Mills will shortly settle their dues, he told reporters here.
Yadav said steps were being taken to seize the sugar produced by the Bhesani Mills, which owns the farmers Rs 254 crore.
"The owners of Khaikheri Mills, who have defaulted on their payments worth Rs 17 crore, have promised to settle their dues soon," he said.
Cracking a whip on the defaulters, the district administration has ordered the sugar mill owners to settle their dues to sugarcane farmers at the earliest.