Chief Minister Dr.Pramod Sawant today held a meeting with Sugarcane farmers in South Goa, wherein he assured that, Government will act positively to resolve the problem of Sugarcane producers with regard to payment settlement and other issues.
In the meeting held at Mathany Saldanha Complex, Margao Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant informed that, as per the Notification issued by the Government towards payment rates offered to Sugarcane farmers are much higher compared to other States in the Country, thus the compensation will be paid to farmers as notified by the Government. He further urged farmers to co-operate with the Government towards revival of Sanjivani Sugar Factory.
Dy.Chief Minister Shri. Chandrakant Kavlekar who holds the Agriculture portfolio during the meeting urged the farmers to cooperate with the Government to arrive at an amicable solution.
Chairman of the Sugarcane Producers Committee Adv. Narendra Sawaikar, Director of Agriculture Shri. Nevil Alphonso and others attended the meeting.