ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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FROM THE CHAIR- Problems and Prospects of Sugar Industry

April 2, 1983 FROM THE CHAIR Problems and Prospects of Sugar Industry By Shri H C Kothari IN the productivity year 1982, as declared by our revered Prime Minister, Smt. Indira Gandhi, the sugar industry has achieved an all-time record output of 84.35 lakh tonnes as against the last year's output of 51.42 lakh tonnes, representing an increase of 64%. The capacity utilisation has been of the order of 130%. Such a large output has been far in excess of the requirement and consequently the industry has carried forward an unmanageable stock of 33 lakh tonnes as against a stock of 7.7 lakh tonnes brought in from the preceding season.

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