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Published: 17 February 2021

368 Pages

ISBN: 9780190125028

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Growth and Development Planning in India

K. L. Datta

  • The features of the planning process - the methodology of plan formulation - changing nature of planning from state control on economic activities to reliance on market and the private sector.
  • The growth debate - and identification of factors behind the relatively low growth rate in the early decades of planning.
  • The strategic measures to tackle poverty - how far planning could reduce poverty and improve the living standard of the people.
  • The discussion on some of the land mark issues - planning and mixed economy, strengthening of state control on economic activities, transformation of India from food-deficit to a food-surplus country.

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