Adani Green arm commissions 100 MW solar power plant in Jalalabad, UP

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Adani Green Energy through its subsidiary, Adani Solar Energy Four Private (ASE4PL) commissioned a 100 MW (2×50 MW) solar power plants at Jalalabad in Shahjahanpur district and Sahaswan in Budaun district of Uttar Pradesh. The plants were commissioned almost one month ahead of their scheduled commissioning date, a company statement said. Both the plants have […]

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ISMA revises India’s sugar output down to 30.2 million tonnes for 2020-21

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India’s sugar output estimate has been revised lower by 8 lakh tonnes to 30.2 million tonnes for the ongoing 2020-21 marketing season (October-September), industry body ISMA said. The output has been estimated after taking into account a likely diversion of about 2 million tonne of cane juice and B-molasses for ethanol production, it said. However, […]

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Six lakh tonnes of sugar exports confirmed by UP sugar mills, post the export subsidy scheme

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A week after the government of India announced the sugar export subsidy policy for the ongoing season, sugar mills from Uttar Pradesh (UP) have signed export contracts for over six lakh tonnes of raw and white sugar. In contrast, mills from Maharashtra are yet to sign a single contract, according to a Financial Express report. […]

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India’s Jal Shaktri Ministry keen on interlinking of rivers for water and food security

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India’s Jal Shakti ministry (Ministry of Water Resources) is expecting to resolve issues such as building consensus on water sharing during the lean season between Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh through a process of consultation and cooperation, Minister of State for Jal Shakti, Rattan Lal Kataria said. He added that most of the clearances for […]

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UP sugar mills urge the state government not to increase State Advised Price of sugar

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Fearing a drop in sugar recovery in the current season and the resultant impact on the cost of sugar production, the Uttar Pradesh Sugar Millers Association (UPSMA) has written to chief minister Yogi Adityanath requesting him not to increase the state advised price (SAP) of sugar in the current season. According to data gathered from […]

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On World Fisheries Day, UP wins best performer tag in inland fisheries; Odisha the best marine state

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On the occasion of World Fisheries Day on 21 Novemeber, 2020, Uttar Pradesh was awarded as best performing state in inland fisheries sector while Odisha got the award of the best Marine state by the Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India. Addressing the gathering, the Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and […]

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