ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Maharashtra Cotton Monopoly Procurement Scheme

The monopoly procurement of cotton scheme of the government of Maharashtra, launched as a short-term measure in 1971, has become another holy cow. Whichever political party has come to power in the state has pressed for its continuance. A review of the working of the scheme, however, leads to the unambiguous conclusion that it must be wound up at the end of its current lease of life in June this year.

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