Mandya: The operations of MySugar, Mandya’s iconic sugar factory, which were shut down in 2019-2020, will resume this year.
Speaking to presspersons after visiting MySugar factory here on Wednesday, Minister for Sugar and Textiles Shankar Patil Munenakoppa said that the Government was doing everything it can to revive the nearly century old sugar factory, which is also a pride of the people of Mandya.
Pointing out that technical and financial committees have been formed as part of revival plans, Munenakoppa said that there need not be any doubts regarding the re-start of the factory.
Maintaining that the Government too wants to see MySugar in its past glory, the Minister said that the Government was also working out plans for revival of all other State-run factories.
Continuing, the Minister said that following directions from the Chief Minister, he has instructed the officials to ensure that there is no delay in re-starting of the factory. The Government has taken necessary measures for releasing funds to carry out maintenance, repairs and replacement of machinery, he added.
MP Sumalatha Ambarish, MLAs Dr. K. Annadani, M. Srinivas and D.C. Thammanna, MLC Dinesh Gooligowda, Mandya Deputy Commissioner S. Aswathi, Assistant Commissioner Shivananda Murthy, Information Officer T.K. Harish, MySugar Chairman Shivalingegowda, farmer leaders and others were present.