Punjab hikes SAP of sugarcane by Rs. 5 per quintal

North Gazette News/ Chandigarh

The Punjab government on Tuesday decided to enhance the State Agreed Price (SAP) of early, medium and late varieties of Sugarcane by Rs 5 per quintal, as compared to last year, ….

for the crushing season of 2014-15. A government spokesperson said that the file to this effect was cleared by chief minister Prakash Singh Badal this morning.

It may be recalled that the state government had fixed SAP of early, medium and late varieties of Sugarcane at Rs 290, Rs 280 and Rs 275 per quintal respectively for the crushing season of 2013-14. With the current decision of the state government the SAP of early, medium and late varieties of Sugarcane would be now Rs 295, Rs 285 and Rs 280 per quintal respectively for the crushing season of 2014-15.

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