ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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TAMIL NADU-Perils of Superstition

account of the shortfall in the steel programme. The Railways had moved 209 million tonnes of goods traffic during 1969-70 and a target of 214 million tonnes had been fixed for the current financial year. However, based on the latest estimates, Railways would be moving only about 200 million tonnes during the year. This should normally mean that the Railways are not lacking in capacity. Here is a clear case of the lack of co-ordination and even communication which bedevils our planning at the implementation stage. The Planning Commission now proposes to have the representatives of the HSL together with the Railways and others to review the transportation problem.

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