Uttar Pradesh has produced 62.71 lakh tonnes of sugar during the current crushing season with the highest 10.35 per cent of recovery, official sources here on Wednesday.
said that the mills also paid highest ever amount of Rs 12444.22 crores to the cane farmers till now.
In all, 119 sugar mills are functioning in the state as 116 during the last crushing season.
Cane crushed till date was 606.33 lakh tonnes against 509.53 lakh tonnes during the previous season. Payment made so far this time was Rs 12,444.22 crores against Rs 10,054.13 in the last season.
Sugar produced till date was 62.71 lakh tonnes with a recovery of 10.34 per cent while at the same period last season, it was 51.20 lakh tonnes with a recovery of 10.05 per cent.
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