The Uttar Pradesh government is said to have advised sugar price in the state to remain at 315 per quintal in the current sugar season
Sugar mill owners in Uttar Pradesh will not have to worry about paying more for sugar cane in the current season. The state government has taken the sensible step to keep the state advised price (SAP) for cane unchanged. The state and central governments have patched together a series of incentives to ensure that farmers get their arrears and mills are able to stay afloat. These incentives vary from soft loans, limits on sugar stocks, export incentives and, in the case of ethanol, minimum blending requirements and fixing of prices.