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Decision to re-start Kailaras Cooperative Sugar Factory to be taken after deliberations with farmers

03 Jul 2017
 Decision to re-start Kailaras Cooperative Sugar Factory to be taken after deliberations with farmers

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Local MLA and Divisional Commissioner should reach an agreement after deliberating with farmers in regard to Kailaras Cooperative Sugar Factory of Morena district. In near future action to re-start the sugar factory should be taken. CM Chouhan gave this directive in a meeting held in Bhopal on July 3. Minister for Finance Shri Jayant Malayya was also present at the meeting.

It was informed that the cooperative sugar factory has remained close since 2011-12. Demand to re-start it has been put forth by the farmers. The cooperative department has informed that to re-start it, the factory has to be handed over to the private sector after transferring it to the Food Processing Department. Besides this, priority will be given to member farmers to obtain sugarcane. National Sugarcane Factory union has suggested that capacity of this factory has to be increased to start it again and 12 M.W. electricity plant should be installed which will cost about Rs. 96 crore.

MLA Shri Shri Satyapal Singh Sikarwar 'Nitu', Chief Secretary Shri B.P. Singh, Additional Chief Secretary Finance Shri A.P. Shrivastava, Agriculture Production Commissioner Shri P.C. Meena, Principal Secretary Agriculture Dr. Rajesh Rajora, Principal Secretary Cooperative Shri Ajit Keshri, Principal Secretaries to CM Shri Ashok Varnval, Shri S. K. Mishra, Commissioner Cooperative Shri Kavindra Kiyawat, Commissioner Morena Shri Shivanand Dubey were present on the occasion.