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Social Forestry in Karnataka-An Impact Analysis

Social Forestry in Karnataka An Impact Analysis D M Chandrashekhar B V Krishna Murti S R Ramaswamy Forest-based industries have played a significant role in the destruction of forests. In Karnataka, vast natural forests have almost disappeared to provide fuel and raw material for a number of old and new industries. The Karnataka government has undertaken a systematic programme of reforestation with single-stand eucalyptus plantations in these areas which have been cleared of natural forests.

Supplanting Peasant Agriculture with Plantation Economy

Supplanting Peasant Agriculture with Plantation Economy B V Krishna Murti But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, when once destroyed, can never be supplied. Oliver Goldsmith GVK RAO was formerly a member of the Union Planning Commission and is currently the vice-chairman of the Karnataka Economic and Planning Council. He is a wise man in high position influencing (together with a few other wise men like him) development policies of the Union and state governments. And now he has made some major pronouncements that would have a significant impact on the lives of hundreds of millions of people in the country and their life-supporting ecological endowment in the immediate and, subsequently, on the vitality of the nation itself.

Investment Pattern for Fourth Plan

The purpose for which the major shift in investment pattern in favour of steel and heavy industry was brought about in the Second Plan has now been largely achieved. In the Fourth Plan investment in heavy industry has, therefore, to he limited strictly to what is necessary for effective utilisation of capacity already built up.

Power Elite Planning for People s Welfare

As flies to wantow boys are we to th' gods They kill us for their sport Shakespeare Organisational Element in Economic Growth ECONOMIC ACTIVITY, however simple, implies organisation. Robinson Crusoe, in his totally self-contained situation, had to organise carefully the utilisation of his time and resources towards realising his different objectives. Adam Smith taught vis that the beginnings of economic growth were brought about through the discovery of the virtues of exchange that facilitates division of labour and specialisation of functions. The organizational framework of exchange enables tr\e operation of reciprocal forces of supplies and demands; supplies of goods in demand by others providing the purchasing power to demand the goods produced by others. The awareness of the all-round benefits of exchange soon led to rendering the exchange system more efficient and more pervasive through the in- troduction of money as a standard unit of exchange.
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