New FRP rule will benefit sugarcane farmers: WISMA

The West Indian Sugar Mills Association (WISMA) has mentioned the new honest and remunerative price tag (FRP) introduced by the Maharashtra federal government on Monday will benefit farmers, who will get the payment as per the restoration level of the existing crushing season.

In a statement, WISMA president BB Thombare said: “As of now, the FRP was made a decision considering the past season’s restoration charge, cane chopping and transportation expenditures. This was completely wrong follow as farmers ought to get the FRP for the ongoing time centered on the recent restoration charge.”

Thombare reported there is no correlation in between final year’s restoration price and the current year’s FRP. “Now, once the sugarcane arrives to the manufacturing facility for crushing, farmers will get fundamental FRP within 14 times. This will be dependent on the restoration level preset by the governing administration. Immediately after the sugar period ends, farmers will get the high quality primarily based on the closing restoration rate,” he claimed. 

Thombare claimed that the Point out govt has not split the FRP and also there is no reduction in the FRP rate. 

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February 23, 2022