KATHMANDU, April 9: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has vented ire against sugar mill owners for 'tricking' him into imposing quantity restrictions on the import of sugar last year.

SARLAHI, Feb 4: Sugarcane farmers who were already facing troubles getting timely payment from the sugar mills are in a state of fix as they are finding it hard to receive the government subsidy as well.

BUTWAL, Jan 27: Sugar mills in Nawalparasi district are yet to start crushing sugarcane, risking drying up of sugarcane on the field.

Farmers’ dues amount to Rs 60 million

January 27, 2019 09:34 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Besides having to press the government every year to set sugarcane price and open sugar mills, farmers often face hurdles in receiving payment of their dues from the mills, according to the Sugarcane Producer Farmers’ Association.

Sugar mills finally begin crushing

January 20, 2019 10:33 am

RAUTHAT, Jan 20: Several sugar mills across the country have resumed operation, few days after the government fixed sugarcane price.

SARLAHI, Nov 25: As sugar mills are demanding a revision in sugarcane price to resume operation, farmers are compelled to sell sugarcane to local molasses crushers at very low prices.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Sugar mills have started releasing pending payments to sugarcane farmers after the Department of Industry (DoI) stopped providing government services like issuing letter of recommendations to the mills.

RAUTAHAT, Oct 13: Shree Ram Sugar Mills Limited of Garuda, Rautahat has started meetings with cane farmers to buy time to pay the latter’s dues, following a directive by the government earlier this week to clear all dues within five days.