Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Friday introduced a state agreed worth (SAP) hike for sugarcane by Rs 11 per quintal.
“Cane growers will get Rs 391 per quintal, ” he wrote on X.
“In Punjab, Rs 11 is considered a ‘shagun’, so I am announcing this as hike in the SAP.”
The opposition Congress demanded a minimal improve of Rs 20 per quintal in SAP of sugarcane to take it to Rs 400 per quintal for the 2023-24 season.
Facing protests by sugarcane growers, final week, the Chief Minister assured them the federal government would proceed to present them highest price within the coming occasions.
Haryana has just lately enhanced sugarcane SAP to Rs 386 per quintal.