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Questions and Question-Marks

Questions and Question-Marks Romesh Thapar THE more-than-usually-serious Cabinet exercise on the Fifth Plan, with details available section-wise to the concerned ministries, has apparently created one dominant impression among the participants: while there is now a great deal of "paper competence'', there is no knowledge of the structure-transforming role that planning must play in our economically embryonic conditions and there is a childish faith that implementation is a matter of luck and will look after itself. But there is no denying the visible improvement in economic morale at ministerial level.

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