ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Small-Scale Industrialisation The Indian-Experience

Small-Scale Industrialisation: The Indian Experience J C Sandesara This paper is a review of the Indian experience of promoting small-scale industry over the last four decades and is based on official reports and academic studies on the subject. The first part outlines the background of the Indian industrial system with special reference to small industry. The second part traces changes in the growth and diversity of small industry The third and the fourth parts present the rationale of policy and programmes and a resume of the main findings. An attempt is made in the fifth part to account for the significant findings and to highlight their implications. The sixth and final part deals with issues of policy and further research.

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