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

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Changing Role of Small-Scale Industry-International Influences, Country Experiences and Lessons for India

This paper discusses the changing role of small-scale industry in the context of the adjustments called for by the process of globalisation. The first part of the paper reviews the internationally pervasive influences of globalisation, technology revolution and structural reforms. The second part presents eight country case studies of the changing role of small-scale industry. The final part attempts to draw lessons for India from the analyses of the first two parts.

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