Tag: Agriculture Minister

  • Modi pushes exports, ethanol fuel to lift sugar economy

    Modi pushes exports, ethanol fuel to lift sugar economy

    New Delhi:(IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for higher ethanol content in petrol and a concerted effort to push exports in a bid to lower the current sugar surplus and protect the interests of farmers to whom factories owe an estimated Rs.15,000 crore  in cane arrears. “Taking note of the current supply-demand issues…