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The North-South divide in India’s sugar mess

By Prerna Sharma Singh

17th June 2019

Government policy assumes all of India is flooded with sugar, but Tamil Nadu proves that one-size-fits-all policy doesn’t work.

While the north and west of India are suffering from excess supply, Tamil Nadu’s sugar industry is suffering from the problem of deficit, caused, among other reasons, by monsoon deficiencies, lower recovery and higher input prices. So while the measures taken by the federal government in New Delhi such as restrictive sales quotas to deal

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