SARLAHI, June 18: Sarlahi-based Indu Shankar Sugar Mill has started making payments to sugarcane farmers at rates lower than that determined by the government. The mill has been paying Rs 70.64 less than the government's rate per quintal of sugarcane.

SARLAHI, June 3: The Indu Shankar Sugar Mill has halted the payment to the sugarcane farmers, stating that it needed time to analyze the effects on the industry that the budget for Fiscal Year 2018/19 could make.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Police have arrested Brij Mohan Gupta, the financial manager of Eastern Sugar Mill, for not paying outstanding dues to sugarcane farmers.

SARLAHI, April 7: Indu Shankar Sugar Industry of Sharlahi has started clearing its long outstanding dues of sugarcane farmers.

RAUTAHAT, MARCH 27: Thousands of sugarcane farmers in Rautahat district are suffering as abrupt closure of Garuda-based Shree Ram Sugar Mills has forced them to sell canes to middlemen at lower price.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Sugar mills, including those that have not paid farmers for sugarcane, purchased many years ago, have pledged to settle their dues with farmers at the earliest.

SARLAHI, Dec 26: Ram Binaya Raya of Khairwa Boharwa village, in southwestern part of Sarlahi district, has not received his payment for sugarcane worth Rs 125,000 from Annapurna Sugar and General Industries for the past three years. Yet Raya delivered fresh lot of sugarcane to the industry this year.

Cotton Mill

May 5, 2017 10:00 am

The idea for Cotton Mill was not something sisters Priyanka and Prasanna Basnet stumbled upon one day. All they knew was that they didn’t want to work under anyone anymore. They tried a lot of other things, like a coffee plantation, before they finally knew what they wanted to do. Even then the idea hadn’t taken shape completely.

RAUTAHAT, April 17: Failure of the Garuda-based Shreeram Sugar Mill to release payment has outraged local sugarcane farmers.

PATHARI (Morang), Oct 16: The Biratnagar Jute Mill has remained out of operation for the last 25 months owing to defective power supply system.

Sugar mill vandalized

October 1, 2016 01:30 am

RAUTAHAT, Oct 1: Sugarcane farmers have vandalized Garuda-based Shree Ram Sugar Mill after employees of the mill refused to implement the agreement that the mill has signed with farmers.