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

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NEW DELHI-All Eggs in the Food Basket

NEW DELHI All Eggs in the Food Basket B M THE government seems to be pinning all its hopes on the expected bumper rabi crop. But will the rabi harvest, even if it is as bountiful as the government expects it to be, mark the turning point for the economy after three years of soaring prices and stagnation in investment and production? The Planning Commission and the Finance Ministry are claiming that, even though it is a pre-election year, the Budget for 1975-76 makes a determined effort to raise substantial additional resources which has made possible a sizeable increase in the annual plan outlay for the year. It is now for food management to be firmly taken in hand. The conference of the Chief Ministers on the price and procurement policies for rabi crops last week was, therefore, regarded as being of crucial importance.

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