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Social Mobility

Is There Hope for Man? Romesh Diwan An Inquiry Into the Human Prospect? by Robert L Heilbroner; W W Norton and Company, 1974; pp 144; paperback edition $ 2.25.

Personnel Management for Rural Banking

N R Sheth B G Shah Doubts have been raised from time to time, as to the effectiveness of the 'lead bank' scheme launched by the Reserve Bank to promote the objectives of agricultural growth and greater employment opportunities in rural areas. The specific task assigned to the banks is stated to be that of "surveying the potential for banking development, extending branch banking after identifying growth centres, extending credit facilities after locating viable and potentially viable proposals, and mobilising deposits out of rising levels of income".

Hazards of Industrial Democracy

N R Sheth It is essential to understand the relevance of industrial democracy not only in terms of its explicitly stated objectives, but also in terms of the psychological and social forces which generate the urge for such democracy. Unless we take an integrated view of the implications of such democratic forms, we are likely to create lop-sided institutions of dubious value.

Industrial Conflict and Political Revolt

example and used political agitation as a means to threaten newspapers. The Indian Express was its main victim. Now DMK is making use of the same weapon in the south.

The Problem of Labour Commitment

While there is increasing concern among the managerial elite about employees' lack of interest or in volvement in their work, the terms they use to explain the phenomena are often oversimple and onesided.

The Personality of an Indian City

 Our taxis have been obstructed from plying in Haryana, some of them have also been impounded on Finnish grounds." A very grave charge indeed which, despite the Chief Minister's denial and other explanations, needs to be inquired into by an impartial authority. Finally, it would be interesting to know if any of the parties involved in these controversies has approached the Press Council for its opinion. That neither the Delhi Corporation nor the Haryana Government had thought of doing so is obvious enough. Surely it would have been best if the Delhi Corporation, for example, had approached the Press Council before taking a unilateral decision of its own, especially as it had some kind of a case to argue. What of the newspapers themselves? It would seem to be in the best interest of Press fredom if controversies of this nature are remitted to the Press Council so that it may be helped to evolve a suitable code acceptable to all parties.


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