Over 300 sugarcane farmers of Aranthangi and Kurumbur areas, who have planned to raise cane in the forthcoming cane season, participated in the cane planting facilities festival organised by the Pudukottai sugar factory of EID Parry (India) Ltd., at Aranthagi recently.

The objective of the meeting was to facilitate the farmers to take up cane planting without hassles. Officials of banks, drip irrigation companies, tractor drawn alternator generators concerns, solar panel sets concerns, and so on participated in the meeting and clarified the doubts of cane farmers.

A. Punniamoorthy, deputy general manager (cane), EID Parry, explained various facilities offered to them to get their needs such loans and so on. S. Radhakrishnan, head-operations, inaugurated the exhibition stalls of various concerns. T. Jagan Mohan, regional manager, ICICI Bank, Tiruchi, explained bank services especially to sugarcane farming.

The needs of over 150 cane farmers were attended to by the officials on the occasion and in-principle sanction letters were offered on the spot.

  • Officials from banks and other industry attend

  • In-principle sanction letters issued to farmers