Maharashtra: Amit Shah chairs a meeting over issues related to sugar mills

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a meeting today in Maharashtra. Meeting was over issues related to sugar mills. The meeting was held with a delegation lead by former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Sugar mill representative from Maharashtra also took part.

Union Minister of State for Coal Raosaheb Patil Danve, Minister of State in the Ministry ofCooperation BL Verma, former Maharashtra Ministers Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, Madan Bhosle and Harshvardhan Patil, along with MLA Rahul Kul, MLC Ranjit Singh Mohite Patil and former MP Dhananjay Mahadik were present in the meeting.

The meeting is significant in terms of the government’s concern towards sugar mills, officials said.

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) had in August approved fair and remunerative price (FRP) of sugarcane payable by sugar mills for the 2021-22 season. The cabinet had approved the “highest-ever” Fair and Remunerative Price of Rs 290 per quintal for sugarcane farmers. Amit Shah’s meet with PM Union home minister Amit Shah chaired the concluding session of the National Security Strategies Conference at the headquarters of the Intelligence Bureau in New Delhi on Monday. Among other things, the recent civilian killings in Kashmir were discussed at the key security meet.

The DGPs (Director General of Police) of all states and union territories, along with senior officials of the Intelligence Bureau, attended the meeting. The DGs (Director General) of the Central Armed Police Forces were also in attendance.

According to a PTI report, official sources said the overall security situation in the country and various law and order issues, including the recent civilian killings in Kashmir, were discussed during the meeting. Sources also reportedly said that the situation in Naxal-affected states and busting of terror modules across the country were addressed.

According to a tweet by the official spokesperson of the Ministry of Home Affairs, “deliberations were detailed and expansive.” The tweet said that various internal security challenges and ways to tackle them were discussed at the conference.



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