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CHANDIGARH: New power projects to generate 150 MW of electricity would be set up in all the ten cooperative sugar mills of Haryana and out of it a total of about 100 MW would be supplied to the State grid, Haryana Cooperation Minister H.S. Chatha said on Tuesday.
He further disclosed that cooperative sugar mills had recorded a sugar recovery of 9.59 per cent showing an increase of 0.39 per cent over last year, thus yielding additional sugar worth Rs.15 crore without any extra expenditure. Mr. Chatha said these mills had also recorded a fuel saving of 2.23 per cent which was the highest during the last six years and resulted in a saving of about Rs.2.43 crore. Also, the capacity utilisation of these mills was 106 per cent which was the highest during the last seven years.
He said the cooperative sugar mills had bought 337 lakh quintals of sugarcane worth Rs.439 crore and added that 98 per cent payments had already been made to the sugarcane farmers and the remaining two per cent would be made by July 15.
He said the only distillery in the cooperative sector in the Panipat Sugar Mill had recorded a profit of Rs.6 crore for the first time in its 50-year history. It had also set another record of achieving the highest possible average recovery of 22 per cent spirit from the molasses for 2007-08.He commended the efforts of the managements of the mills for recording highest sugar sales realisation in the country at Rs.1,492 per quintal last year among the sugar-producing states.
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