Published On : Wed, Oct 17th, 2012

Government asks sugar mills to ensure release of entire quota for festival season

Nagpur News: An impression has been created by some circles that the non-levy quota of 40 lac MT released by the Government for sale in the open market during the months of October and November, 2012 would get extended Suo Motu. It may be informed that the non-levy quota of 40lac MT has been released for the months of October and November, 2012, with a view to keep a check on rise in prices of sugar in the open market during the festival season.

The Government, vide its letter dated 5th October, 2012 has already conveyed to the sugar mills that Directorate of Sugar would be keeping a close watch on the sale and delivery/ dispatch of non-levy quota released for the months of October and November, 2012 and any action on the part of the sugar mills which is contrary to the spirit of the Release order would be dealt with swiftly and strongly.

The sugar mills are advised to not to act on presumptions and are forewarned that any action on part of sugar mills to curtail the sale, delivery/dispatch of non-levy sugar released for sale in the market during the months of October, 2012 and November, 2012 may lead to immediate conversion of unsold and undelivered / undispatched quantity of non-levy stock into levy stock.