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Quality and Control of Indias Population

A R Kamat DISCUSSIONS of India's population problem almost invariably centre round its rapid growth, measures of control, the various policies which go under the omnibus name of family planning (now family welfare), their past and present achievements, etc.1 Questions pertaining to how Indian population lives, works and dies, which are vital and closely connected with the growth and control of population, if consi- dcred at all, are relegated low priority.

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