A delegation of Maharashtra BJP leaders-led by Union Minister Raosaheb Danve today met Union Minister for Home Affairs and Cooperation Amit Shah in New Delhi to apprise him about the issues faced by cooperative sugar factories in the state.
Talking to reporters after the meeting, Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, Devendra Fadnavis said, the co-operative sugar factories in the state are facing difficulties due to the COVID-19 situation and drought at some places.
He said, the BJP leaders urged the Union Minister for Co-operation that there is an urgent need to revive this particular sector. He alleged that Maharashtra government is biased towards some co-operative sugar factories.
During the meeting, Mr. Shah suggested that a tripartite agreement can be worked out by involving the oil companies in India in order to create a capital and infrastructure for the production of ethanol with the help of sugar factories.