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The Green Revolution in Punjab-A Field Trip

This paper presents the findings of two brief trips earlier this year through two of the principal districts of Punjab. The "Green Revolution" is very much in evidence in Punjab

A Strategy for Ayacut Development under Major Irrigation Projects

Perhaps in no other agricultural or industrial programme is the gestation lag so long as it is in major irrigation projects. The long gap between the creation and utilisation of irrigation facilities depresses returns on investment in these projects and prevents full exploitation of the additional agricultural production potential. Not only that, the reservoirs get silted as a result of non-utilisation of their waters and their life is permanently reduced.

Increasing Organisational Effectiveness

Tarun N Sheth THE search for a key to increased organisational effectiveness is unending. Among the various approaches to this problem the utilisation of groups for organisational and individual development is gaining acceptance more widely.

Environmental Forecasting and Corporate Planning

This paper deals with the application of management science techniques to corporate planning problems. It is based upon forecasting and planning activities in Esso Petroleum Company of UK.

Management Reporting System in Public Undertakings

in Public Undertakings parting system for public undertakings, we would have to clearly identify the managerial hierarchy and the objectives of public undertakings. Admittedly, a great deal has been written on both these subjects, much of which appears to be coloured by political and economic biases. If we accept the definition that management involves -essentially the process of relating resources to objectives for producing the desired result, clearly, all persons who have decision-making authority in terms of all the three variables, i c, resources, objectives and the operations carried on for achieving the desired goals, would be 'managers' for purposes of the proposed system.

Price and Production Policy

B A Hathikhanawala Assuming that 18 per cent of total costs are fixed, raising of capacity utilisation from 50 to 100 per cent can reduce prices by 10 per cent, increase corporate profits by 70 per cent and tax revenues by 80 per cent.

Oilseed Crop Forecasting-An Operational Approach

The objective of Hindustan Lever's oilseed production surveys is to make available to the company an estimate of production before the arrival of the crop in the market.

Demand Forecast for Dry Batteries

This paper estimates the demand for dry battery cells with the help of end-use and regression analysis. Since such batteries are a small component of consumer expenditure, the demand for them is derived from the demand for two major commodities, torches and transistor radios, to which government and export demand are added.

Estimates of Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Corporate Sector 1966-67 to 1969-70

There is a close correspondence between internal and external sources of capital available for financing investments in a given year, and the actual use of funds in the corporate sector.

Operating by Responsibility

Review of Management is published four times a year, on the last Saturday of February, May, August and November. Manuscripts'intended for publication should reach the Editor at least six weeks ahead of the date of publication.

Small Farmers Problems of Identification

Growth in number of small farmers is mainly the result of (as is the growth of agricultural labourers the result of) population pressure and lack of non-farm employment. Benefits of development have not percolated to this sizeable section of the rural population.

Sore Tail, Sick Elephant

B S Minhas Foundations of Indian Agriculture edited by Vadilal Dagli; Vera and Co, Bombay, 1968; pp xvi THIS book, the first in the Commerce Economic Studies series, consists of thirty essays by as many authors plus an introductory contribution by the editor. It also contains a fifty-page section of statistical tables and charts and fourteen pages of selected bibliography relating to agriculture. Except for three new contributions, one each by Naik, Vyas and Patel, all the other essays (as well as the editor's contribution) are reprinted from the Commerce Annual of 1967. These essays are classified in seven broad themes

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