A+| A| A-

Planning Metropolitan Transport

Planning Metropolitan Transport Shirish B Patel THE STORY goes that James A Garfield, twentieth President of the United States, asked his gardener one day how long a certain tree would take to grow and when told "Forty years", exclaimed: "Then we have no time to lose. We must plant it this afternoon". The moral of the story, presumably, is that in determining priorities in one's work, what is important comes first, not what is expedient.

To read the full text Login

Get instant access

New 3 Month Subscription
to Digital Archives at

₹826for India

$50for overseas users

Comments

(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

1991 Population Census: Some Facts and Policy Issues

1991 Population Census: Some Facts and Policy Issues V Nath Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India, Census of India 1991. Series-1...

Government of Andhra Pradesh, White Paper on State Level Public Sector Enterprises, Hyderabad, 1980.
THE Andhra Pradesh Government's White...

immediate cut in defence expenditures is also unlikely.
Abel Aganbegyan's book undoubtedly will be of great help to understand the...

Report of the Committee on Substitution of Octroi, Government of Maharashtra, Bombay, October 1987; pp 97.
OCTROI is a levy on goods...

Monsoons and the Economy T K Velayudham Reserve Bank of India, Annual Report, 1986-87, September 1987, pp 105, unpriced. REPORTING in 1925; the...

Social Banking: State Bank of India; Twenty-Ninth Report of Estimates Committee 1985-86 Eighth Lok Sabha, Lok Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi,...

Trend and Progress of Banking in India: 1985-86; Reserve Bank of India, Bombay, January 1987; pp 223.
THE Reserve Bank of India makes...

Gradual Surrender of Universities Trends in Higher Education in Andhra Pradesh G Haragopal Towards Reorganising Higher Education in the State:...

Interdependency for Rich: Dependency for Poor?
S. Nanjundan Industry in the 1980s: Structural Change and Interdependence, UNIDO,
...

Back to Top