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On the Incidence of Poverty in Rural India of the Sixties

of the Sixties Pranab K Bardhan This paper tries to assess the changes over the sixties in the percentage of rural people below a well- defined minimum level of living, with the emphasis on the question of designing an appropriate consumer price index for the poor.

Employment Planning for the Weaker Sections in Rural India

in Rural India Since the Approach to the Fifth Plan anticipates that the additional wane-employment will fall short of the estimated increase in labour force and envisages agriculture as the residual employment sector to absorb the increments to the labour force, public rural works will have to form an important component of the employment generating activities during the Plan period.
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