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The Blurred Food Scene

ECONOMIC AND POLICAL WEEKLY initial faith of the planners in the fulfilment of . physical programmes. Bank finance has generally been regarded as something concerned with the current economic situation. Typical pf its treatment in the plans is the off-hand statement in the Fourth Plan Draft Outline that part of, the increase in the inventories of the private sector over the plan period "would be financed by the banking system". But assuming that plan priorities can be clearly articulated and feasible projects, whe- Hher in the public or private sector, are fitted into them, the constru- tion and production schedules have to be matched with adequate finance, including finance from barks.

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