DF Govt to strengthen sick Co-op sugar industry: Patangrao
Beed, Maharashtra, Oct 26 (UNI) Maharashtra Co-operative Minister Patangrao Kadam today said the state government will make efforts for the survival of sick co-operative sugar factories, even those that had gone into liquidation.
Speaking at the inaguration of sugarcane crushing of the Amba Co-operative Sugar Factory at Ambajogai in this district, Mr Kadam said there were several co-operative sugar factories in Maharashtra that went into liquidation. He assured that his emocratic Front (DF) government will infuse life into them.
Mr Kadam described the various difficulties being faced by the co-operative sugar factories, which once upon a time, played an important role in strengthening the economy.
He attributed the plight of the co-operative sugar factories to lack of management coupled with natural calamity that served a severe blow to these factories.
Mr Kadam said he will soon meet Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to aprise him about the situation of the co-operative sugar industry in the state, since the DF government is of the view that the co-operative sugar industry must survive.
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