The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution revised the raw sugar subsidy of $55.09 (INR 3,371) per MT from August 1, 2014, to September 30, 2014. In February 2014, the Indian Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs decided that over four million metric tons (MMT) of raw sugar would be eligible to receive subsidies over the next two years. The subsidy is based on international sugar prices and the prevailing rupee-dollar exchange rate