ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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NEW DELHI- Arithmetic Is All

Arithmetic Is All B M THE draft of the new Sixth Plan is said to be ready except for the last- minute touching up of the draft before it is presented to the Union Cabinet and afterwards to the National development Council in the second or third week of January, The full meeting of the Planning Commission under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister on December 26 has given the necessary clearance to the official planners in this connection. The meeting itself was a strictly closed door affair and nothing of what happened at the meeting has been allowed to leak out. In any case, a striking feature of the exercise on preparing the new Plan has been that it has been kept as a confidential departmental affair after the release last August of the so-called framework of the new Plan. Equally striking has been a marked lack of public interest in this work.

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