Amid the Coronavirus crisis, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday gave an assurance to the sugarcane farmers over the selling of their crops. The Chief Minister assured the sugarcane farmers that the sugar mills will remain open till the time the entire sugarcane crop is bought. Reportedly, he has also directed Sugar Industry Minister Suresh Rana to monitor the sugar mills.
Further, in a release, he said, "In the 2019-20 season, till now 9320.83 lakh ton sugarcane has been crushed which has produced 1054.09 lakh quintal sugar which is 2.65 percent more than the sugar produced in the last season." In the 2018-19 season, 8958.43 lakh ton sugarcane was crushed to produce 1026.84 lakh quintal sugar, he added.