ISLAMABAD: The bumper sugarcane crop production of over 68.25 million tons was

estimated during current season as against the set targets as the crop was cultivated over 1,115.27 thousand hectares during Kharif season 201-18-19. During Kharif season 20118-19, the crop cultivation targets were fixed at 1,250.7 thousand hectares to

produce about 80.73 million tons of the sugarcane to fulfill the domestic requirements of sugar as well as for exporting, said an official in the Ministry of National Food Security and Research.–APP