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Land Reform in India and Pakistan

P C Joshi A general survey of land reform policy and programmes in India and Pakistan during the two decades since Independence suggests that (i) The social motivation for agrarian policy in both countries was provided by the contending pressures of the erstwhile semi-feudal landlords on the one hand and the emerging class of medium landowners and superior tenants on the other.

Magnitude of Agricultural Tenancy

With the results of the 16th and 17th Rounds of the National Sample Survey having become available, it is now possible to study changes in the magnitude of agricultural tenancy.

Export Policy for the Fourth Plan

Planned growth of national income is crucially constrained by the availability of foreign exchange. To achieve the annual growth rate of five and a half per cent forecast for the Fourth Five-Year Plan, project and maintenance imports worth Rs 7,500 crores would be required over the five-year period ending in 1970-1, As debt repayment and service charges will total Rs 1,450 crores, foreign exchange requirements for the Fourth Plan will add up to a staggering sum of Rs 9,100 crores. The export target set at Ma 5,100 crores is, thus expected to finance no more than two-thirds of the inflow of commodity imports having a foreign exchange gap of Rs 4,000 crores.

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