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Indian Economic Growth-Constraints and Prospects

Constraints and Prospects Ranjit K Sau This paper is art attempt to formulate the laws of development of the Indian economy. It is there- fore concerned with how the Indian economy functions and what factors determine the direction and momentum of its evolution. The paper's secondary concern is with the future prospects of development.

Education and Inequality-An Essay in Political Sociology

An Essay in Political Sociology Satish Saberwal Of every five primary school age children in India, about two are out of school. This fact is of a piece with the inflation of our colleges and universities: in our highly inegalitarian social and economic system, the rewards for 'higher' education are excessive.

Farm Mechanisation in a Labour-Abundant Economy

Economy C H Hanumantha Rao In India, the cost of biological sources of energy seems to be increasing relative to that of mechanical sources even though unemployment and underemployment have been growing. It may be argued that this has happened because farm machinery has been made artificially cheap or because farmers tend to overinvest for lack of alternative opportunities. But available evidence does not support these arguments.

Economics of Nutrition

P G K Panikar In its nutrition policy, the Planning Commission, presumably on the basis of the Indian Council of Medical Research's assessment of nutrition levels and requirements, has abandoned the goal of optimum nutrition to all and chosen a modest objective of catering to the needs of the more vulnerable groups among the population.

Utilisation of Industrial Capacity with Agricultural Growth

Agricultural Growth A Numerical Exercise for Short-Run Policy Yoginder K Alagh Jayashri Shah Excess capacity in the industrial sector in any particular year may be ascribed to a number of remans, including industrial relations and management bottlenecks. This paper is concerned with the purely economic constraints on' capacity utilisation.

Land Ceilings and Land Reform

Wolf Ladejinsky Any meaningful land reform without a land ceiling programme is a misnomer, while its presence is one of the main causes of the few reforms which have succeeded.
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