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Plot of Gold

The life story of Dakxin Chhara, who belongs to a tribe that the British ignorantly labelled as “criminal,” is as gripping as his first feature film, Sameer.


IRDP and Rural Diversification

IRDP and Rural Diversification Rakesh Sharma Deepak Gianchandani THE usefulness of the 'concurrent evaluation of IRDF initiated by the department of rural development, ministry of Agriculture, is likely to emerge from the insights it yields into the performance of the programme in different regions of the country. These insights would be particularly interesting in view of the common procedure/ schedule adopted for collecting information. In this context, the article by Rao and Erap- pa [1] is, hopefully, only the first of a series. An aggregated view at the national level [2] although necessary for certain kinds of decisions, is unlikely to be more than a 'mixed bag' in terms of the performance criteria, given the enormous amount of regional [contextual] diversity that prevails.

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