ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Search for an Employment-Oriented Growth Strategy-A Discussion

Search for an Employment-Oriented Growth Strategy A Discussion A notable feature of the debate on the Eighth Five-Year Plan has been the concern over the deceleration in the growth of employment in recent years and the quest for an employment-oriented growth strategy. The articles that follow make up a discussion of this theme. All the articles, with the exception of the one by J C Sandesara which critically reviews a draft of the Planning Commission's Approach Paper' on Eighth Plan, are responses to the Economic Advisory Council's Interim Report titled Towards Evolving an Employment-Oriented Strategy for Development in the 1990s'.

Accountability and Autonomy of Public Undertakings

The 'holding company', the 'memorandum of understanding' (MOV) as well as other suggestions to safeguard the autonomy of public sector undertakings are all formal, institutional devices to minimise government interference in the management of public enterprises, whereas the more frequent and damaging interference is of the informal kind.
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