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

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NEW DELHI-The Never-Never Plan

NEW DELHI The Never-Never Plan B M THE draft of the Fifth Flan is at last reatly and has been submitted to the Union Cabinet for its consideration. The National Development Council is proposed to he convened early next month to adopt the draft Plan. It is well known that there were basic differences within the Planning Commission on the draft Plan till the very end. It was at the prodding of the Prime Minister that these differences were papered over and it was decided to submit the draft Flan as it was to the Cabinet. The Prime Minister was anxious that the 'Planning Commission adopt the draft Plan in its present form not because its internal consistency could stand close scrutiny or because the government Has prepared to take the political and economic policy decisions which the size and pattern of development envisaged called for. The Prime Minister's calculation is quite different

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