India’s sugar production in 2023-24(including the quantity diverted for ethenol production) is estimated to drop by 10% to 33.05 million tons from 36.62 million tons in the previous year according to ISMA(Indian Sugar Mills Association) 2nd advance estimate. Due to estimated production drop in Maharastra and Karnataka. According to ISMA gross Sugar production in Maharastra is estimated to drop to 9.99 million tons from 11.85 MMTand in Karnataka to 4.97 MMT from 6.58 MMT. Uttarpradesh is estimated to produce 11.99 MMT as against 11.89
MMT in the previous year.