The space occupied by personal players in Maharashtra’s sugar sector has grown substantially in the past ten yrs. Of the 164 mills that crushed sugarcane in 2010-11, the variety of personal mills was 41, or 25 per cent. This year (2019-20), 147 mills have commenced crushing, of which sixty eight mills (46 per cent) were being privately owned.
Having said that, this is not a sudden transformation. Considering the fact that 2008-09, the variety of personal players has elevated in a sustained fashion and sector players forecast that personal mills could choose over cooperative sugar mills in the subsequent couple