ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS-Murder in Modinagar

August 1, 1981 ficantly enough well before Birendra Singh had managed to deplete the Central grain stocks sufficiently by erratic and unplanned releases and procurement of grains in a bumper crops year had been sabotaged. All evidence goes to show that the scuttling of the food-for-work programme has been a calculated job of the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Reconstruction under Rao Birendra Singh. It is indeed cynical to say the least, for him now to hold a conference to search for strategies for full employment in rural areas. This is probably a cover-up of the scuttling of the food-for-work programme which to date has been the most effective and meaningful programme for generating employment and incomes in rural areas for landless rural workers.

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