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THE suspense is ended; a new Deputy Chairman has assumed charge in the Planning Commission. One should offer thanks for little mercies; he has spared the nation initial homilies and thus, in a manner of speaking, broken ranks with his immediate predecessor. But that is clearly not enough. It is important to know what his thoughts are on the question of resuscitation of planning, where he thinks the resources for growth are going to come from, and in what manner (in the wake of the shambles of the past two-and-a-half years), he proposes to re-order the investment priorities. A plan, more than anything else, must imply a coherent set of objectives. The nation deserves to be informed what

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