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Reorientation of Rural Development Programmes-A Note on Some Basic Issues

Reorientation of Rural Development Programmes A Note on Some Basic Issues G Parthasarathy Rural, Poverty is rooted in the system in which the poor are deprived of assets but do not gain adequately the support of employment in the organised sector There is a stubborn persistence of its incidence as rural resources are diverted to elite consumption and to meet the needs of investment for the elite through market processes. Where there is no socialisation of assets or radical land reforms, complemented by a strong public sector, there are thus formidable obstacles to reduction in the incidence of poverty.

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