The place occupied by personal players in Maharashtra’s sugar industry has grown significantly in the last 10 a long time. Of the 164 mills that crushed sugarcane in 2010-eleven, the variety of personal mills was 41, or 25 for each cent. This calendar year (2019-twenty), 147 mills have commenced crushing, of which 68 mills (46 for each cent) were being privately owned.
On the other hand, this is not a sudden transformation. Given that 2008-09, the variety of personal players has increased in a sustained fashion and industry players predict that personal mills may get over cooperative sugar mills in