ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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A Storm in the Tea Cup

were to be available only to units which had taken out licences by March 31, 1967. This is the deadline which is about to expire.
If it was expected that the new policy would cause foreign fertiliser companies to rush in, the Government was in for disappointment very early. To whip up interest, a mission of officials was sent out to visit foreign countries and explain the new policy. Though in press interviews the Mission gave highly optimistic accounts of the likely flow of new investment as a result of its efforts, later events showed that the Mission had been a failure. It is even reported that the members of the Mission spoke with different voices and even submitted separate reports.

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