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

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Review of Agriculture

THE Finance Ministry has, according to press reports, decided to impose a ceiling of Rs 100 crores on expenditure on the food-for-work programme in 1979-80. In other words, the expenditure on the programme is proposed to be restricted to the level of the revised estimate for 1978-79. There has been no official pronouncement to this effect, but that there is a move on the part of the Centre to hold back the food-for-work programme is evident from recent statements of spokesmen

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