ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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NEW DELHI-Partial Reprieve for Planning

NEW DELHI Partial Reprieve for Planning B M THE Budgat for the coming year and the five-year Plan for 1978-83, drawn up by the Planning Commission under the aegis of the Janata government, are giving rise to fierce controversies inside the ruling party as much as outside it. The issue which is at the heart of the controversies is the direction economic policy and planning are being given. So long the questions of reordering priorities in economic policy and planning were posed .in the abstract and in general terms, debate ran on relatively simple lines. Once these questions have been presented in quantitative terms, the controversy is assuming interesting new forms and dimensions. And, in the process, the political alignments are also tending to show equally interesting features.

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