Central Government Opens Window for Ethanol Production Boost

The Central Government has specified that applicants must secure loan disbursal from eligible financial institutions within one year or by June 30, 2024, whichever is later, from the date of in-principle approval by the Department of Food and Public Distribution (DFPD). Additionally, the project must be completed within two years from the date of the disbursement of the first installment of the loan.

India to Chair International Sugar Organisation (ISO) in 2024

The Indian sugar industry has undergone substantial modernization, expansion, and diversification, tapping into the potential of by-products to generate additional revenue streams. Throughout the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, the industry demonstrated resilience by operating mills during lockdowns and even contributing to the production of hand sanitizers to meet national demand.