Punjab govt issues notification to ensure protection of rights sugarcane’ growers

Punjab government has issued a notification to ensure protection of rights of growers of sugarcane.

In a statement issued from Lahore today, Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said that now sugar mill owners will have to buy sugarcane from farmers at the notified rates and issue proper receipts while the weight and price of sugarcane will also be printed on the receipt.

He said that penalty of imprisonment up to three years or a fine up to five million rupees will be awarded over violation.

 

Source: Radio Pakistan