ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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NEW DELHI- Privatisation of Public Sector

NEW DELHI Privatisation of Public Sector B M IN the context of the growing political contention as the elections to the Lok Sabha draw close, the work going on in the government may not ordinarily be regarded as of very great importance. It is significant, however, that the government side has quietly launched some fundamental policy reviews by high officials who enjoy the confidence of the political authority. Still more interesting is the fact that the concerned officials claim that such reviews have been in response to their initiative and the political leadership has merely fallen in line with their advice.. It is also curious that all such review work which is likely to have significant policy implications is proposed to be completed by end-December just on the eve of polling in the first week of January next. Even the Seventh Plan is supposed to be a crash effort and the planners have been asked to have the plan/draft ready by end-December.

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