Problems And Prospects Of Sugar Industry In India
Sugar Industry is one among the latest organised, agro-based industries next only to textile, which plays an eminent role in the Indian economy. The development of the sugar industry has a direct bearing on agriculture as well as employment. Since unemployment continue to be a serious problem in India, the study in this book, examines the economic implications of expanding sugar production capacity by adopting OPS vis-à-vis VPS technology. It also intends to find out that which technology will improve employment situation effectively. The present book discusses in detail the agricultural economics of sugarcane, historical background and present position of the sugar industry in the country. It also examines the trend of sugar production and consumption in India, merits and demerits of the two technologies, i.e. OPS and VPS and forecasts about the industry with long-term perspective and strategy, etc. The book will be of great use to the researchers, planners and policy makers, Government officials and sugar factory organisers.
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