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A Directionless and Empty Ritual

Maharashtra - Budget 2001-2002:A Directionless and Empty Ritual

Given the grim financial situation in the state, the state Budget 2001-02 was expected to offer bold initiatives. However, there appears to be a lack of political and administrative will to deal with substantive issues. The budget not only fails to address issues of expenditure management - the question of the burden of wages and salaries, for instance, has assumed serious proportions - but only outlines temporary measures to put the state's finances on a firmer footing.

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