ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Budget and the Plan

D T Lakdawala There was an idea at one time of bringing out a detailed assessment of the working of the Annual Plan during the budget session, preferably along with the Economic Survey. An ambitious effort had made in the Planning Commission to start the work of annual forecasting, but it seems to have been given up. The budget contains, as one of its components, a 'Plan Budget' and a table is given about the broad allocations of state plans in the document 'Budget at a Glance, There is a danger that such fragmentary information put together may give only a rather partial and somewhat distorted picture of the Plan, but the risk is worth taking.

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