KALLAKURICHI II CO-OP. SUGAR MILLS LTD., KACHIRAYAPALAYAM DRIP IRRIGATION

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World is facing growing water crisis and agriculture is by far the biggest water user taking 70 percent of with drawls on average, more in many dry countries. Sugarcane is a deep-rooted, water intensive crop which remains in the soil all year round using some 7,000 – 45,000 liters of water per hectare of crop growth.

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KALLAKURICHI II CO-OP. SUGAR MILLS LTD., KACHIRAYAPALAYAMDRIP IRRIGATIONWorld is facing growing water crisis and agriculture is by far the biggest water user taking 70 percent of with drawls on average, more in many dry countries. Sugarcane is a deep-rooted, water intensive crop which remains in the soil all year round using some 7,000 - 45,000 liters of water per hectare of crop growth.Sugar is not the only product of cane or beet and in fact only represents 17 percent of biomass of the sugarcane plant. In addition to the use of cane bagasse for boiler fuel, there are many other sugar processing by-products that cane be used for a range of purposes. This increases the efficiency of the crop and bringing more area under cane cultivation. The increased efficiency in cane and area, have more impacts on social and environment.Social Impact of Sugar:i. Low prices and development outcomes:-Sugar production ( Sugarcane Price and Sugar Price) plays a key role in the economics and employment of a number of developing countries. Low sugar cane price leads to reduction in cane production area inturn which leads to increased sugar price which affects the livelihoods or buying capacity of the people.ii. Poor Working Conditions:Jobs in cane production are among the most hazardous in the agricultural industry eg. snake bite.iii. Child labour and indentured labour:According to the International Labour Organization and the Central Bureau of Statistics the number

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