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Nakodar mill expecting 21.50 lakh quintals sugar cane this season

Indian Education
Nakodar: The cash-strapped Nakodar cooperative sugar mill is in for better times this crushing season. As per estimates, the mill is likely to receive more than 21.50 lakh quintals of sugarcane this year which is almost equal to 21.52 lakh quintals received last year. Managing director of the mill S.K.Kureel said the sugarcane was being cultivated over 3288 hectares. He said the minimum price of sugarcane has been fixed at Rs 310 per quintal by the Union Government. Kureel said the mill incurred Rs. 29.9 crore loss last year due to high production cost and the total deficit is Rs 160.82 crores.MD said the cost of production of one quintal sugar was Rs. 4494 whereas its sale price was Rs. 3103.

Peaceful polling in Nakodar, Shahkot, Nurmahal

Nakodar/Shahkot/Nurmahal: Except for some skirmishes at some places and a few incidents of violence in some sensitive booths, the Panchayat  Samiti elections in Nakodar, Shahkot subdivisions, and Nurmahal sub-tehsil passed off peacefully with the police maintaining a tight vigil. Reports from different areas indicated an enthusiasm among the people who queued up at polling stations, despite the hot and humid weather.

44 candidates in the fray in Nakodar, 35 in Mehatpur,33in Shahkot, 30 in Lohian,31 in Nurmahal for Samiti elections, Congress candidate elected unopposed in Talwandi Madho

Nakodar/Shahkot/Nurmahal: After the withdrawal of nomination papers   44 candidates are fighting for 19 Nakodar block Samiti seats and 35 candidates are fighting for Mehat Pur block Samiti seats on Tuesday, said sub-divisional magistrate Rajiv Verma who is also returning officer.