Bidar factories staring at sugarcane shortage – Today’s Paper – The Hindu

Sugar factories in Bidar district are staring at a severe shortage of sugarcane, following three years of drought and scarce rainfall this kharif season.The district has three cooperative factories, two private factories and around 10 ‘khand saris’ or mini-factories that together crush around 25 lakh tonnes of sugarcane every year. But this year, they are faced with the challenge of readjusting their schedules for crushing half or one-thirds of that quantum.

Source: Bidar factories staring at sugarcane shortage – Today’s Paper – The Hindu

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