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

AM AS our elders might have said, food for thought. Honest, diligent statisticians are at work, and they produce honest, diligent statistics. Such that, in the fifteen years since 1970-71, real income in the country's primary sector, consisting of agriculture and allied activities as well as of mining and quarrying, has grown at the rate of around 2 per cent per annum, and the corresponding rate of advance in the secondary sector, comprising manufacturing, electricity, gas and water supply, and construction, has been a little above 4 per cent per annum. The real buoyancy, we have been informed, is however in the nation's tertiary sector

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