ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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WEST BENGAL-Tugging at Centre s Purse-strings

in due course, a special pay-scale for secretariat employees would be fixed. On the other hand, the workers' lea- THE Chief Minister, Jyoti Basu, has lately been taking considerable interest in trying to attract, new public sector industries to West Bengal. During the last few months, his secretariat has been releasing copies of his letters written to different Central ministers to the press. The idea presumably is to step up the pressure on New Delhi in order to expedite clearance of some of the outstanding proposals and also strengthen the case for setting up more Central sector units in the state.

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