Maha drought may cut sugar output by 30%:
Drought-hit Maharashtra, the country’s top sugar producing state, is likely to see a 30% decline in sugar output -from 85 lakh tonnes in 2015-16 to just 55-60 lakh tonnes this fiscal. Only 3 lakh hectares of new cane has been planted last fiscal, a 50% drop in usual plantation area
PM Modi to visit Dahod in May
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend an event at Dahod on May 15 to launch the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yoja na the scheme to provide free domestic LPG gas connec tions to below poverty line (BPL) families.
It will be the first visit of Modi to central Gujarat after he was elected from Vadodara Lok Sabha seat in the region but relinquished it in favour of Varanasi
prabhat khabar epaper 24/04/2016 : http://epaper.prabhatkhabar.com