Bumper sugar output at Rangpur Sugar Mills expected
08 November 2015, Nirapad News: Farmers of Gobindaganj upazila of the district are expecting a bumper sugar production during the current sugarcane plantation season.
Rangpur Sugar Mills Limited (RSML), located at Mohimaganj area under Gobindaganj upazila in the district, is taking preparations for starting sugarcane crushing.
Office sources said about 5,000 farmers of the sub-zone areas of the mill cultivated sugarcane on 3,882 acres of land.
About 77,640 tonnes of yields might be produced and it would have possibility to produce
3,900 tonnes of sugar crushing 60,000 tonnes of sugarcane during the 2015-2016 sugarcane crushing season, sources said.
Over Tk 2.2 million were also disbursed to the growers as government subsidy to encourage them to cultivate sugarcane on their respective land at mill zone area without economical troubles and also help them earn economical profit from the farming, said an official of the mills.