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To ensure dues to sugarcane farmers, process to attach property of Phagwara sugar mill across the state starts

ASHOK KAURA | August 09, 2022 06:53 AM

PHAGWARA: Due to the non-payment of sugarcane dues by the Golden Sandhar Sugar Mill Limited at Phagwara to farmers , Deputy Commissioner Kapurthala Mr. Vishesh Sarangal has taken strict action by initiating the process to attach each and every property of the mill across the state.

A letter in this regards has been written by the Deputy commissioner to all other 22 Deputy commissioners Cum District collectors of the State.

The letter written on August 8, 2022 by DC kapurthala has asked all other counterparts to found the property in revenue records in the name of Golden Sandhar Sugar Mill Limited Phagwara or Wahad Sandhar Sugar Mill , Phagwara (Kapurthala), If any ownership of land/property is found, than it must be informed after attaching it as per the rules so that the farmers can be paid their dues by taking further action regarding recovery.

Deputy commissioner also said that Additional Chief Secretary Agriculture, Punjab, Commissioner Jalandhar Division and Cane Commissioner, Mohali have also been informed in this regard.

It may be mentioned here that as per the Mill had to pay Rs. 122.39 crore to the sugarcane producers by the year 2021-22, out of which 86.64 crore rupees have been paid till 23-05-2022 while the payment of 35.75 crore rupees is pending. .

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