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D R Gadgil The Last Phase

When D R Gadgil accepted the deputy chairmanship of the Planning Commission in 1967, he had already behind him more than 40 years of vigorous activity in economics and in allied fields.

The Educational Situation

The Educational Situation A R Kamat It may well be said that in contrast to most other sectors of development the country has indeed done better in the educational sector and in fact has overfulfilled the targets of enrolment and turnout in certain sub-sectors like higher education, including engineering and technology. But the whole educational stru- ture betrays serious weaknesses of a fundamental character which appear to be more or less inherent in our economic-political system.

Primary Education Participation and Wastage

Primary Education: Participation and Wastage A R Kamat Primary Education in Rural India: Participation and Wastage by Agricultural Economics Research Centre, University of Delhi; published by Tata McGraw-Hill, 1971; pp 86.

Family Planning Programmes-A Reassessment

Demographic transition cannot be considered in isolation from general social transformation and cannot be brought about by means of family planning programmes alone. In a country like India, however, programmes are necessary to popularise the acceptance and adoption of the small family norm even within the limitations imposed by the present stage of development and the slow pace of social change.

Quality of Observational Data

A R Kamat This paper briefly indicates and discusses some aspects of the accuracy of official data and their improvement. What it stresses is not the futility of collecting observational data but the need for caution and consideration in collection and analysis.

Educational Progress in Rural Maharashtra

A R Kamat Literacy and education have made marked progress in India in the poshlndependence period. But the progress has not been evenly distributed as between the different regions and social groups.

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