India: No need to restrict issuance of licences to sugar factories

The Indian Express (May 7, 2013) | Minister asks irrigation department to ensure proper utilisation of water resources. Even as the debate on unrestricted growth of sugarcane cultivation goes on in the state, Agriculture Minister Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil on Monday refused to take any decision on restricting the issuance of new licences to set up new sugar factories.