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

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Planning for Growth, Redistribution and Self-Reliance- A Comment

 Planning for Growth, Redistribution and Self-Reliance IN a recent paper1 Suresh D Tendulkar has made certain comments on the Approach Paper2 for the Fifth Five- Year Plan. This paper is a shorter version of the author's Discussion Paper3 presented earlier in a seminar. The purpose of this note is to point out that his criticisms are not at all valid, being based on serious conceptual and numerical mistakes. It is necessary to highlight these issues so that misgivings, if any, regarding the technical and numerical details4 that have gone into the preparation of the Approach Paper are removed.

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