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

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Without Indigenous Dimensions

it became subject to both the merits and shortcomings of the Soviet system: unrealistically high goals, poor co-ordination, and disregard for costs. The smelters were often completed before the alumina plants were ready and had to stand idle for raw materials, "Added to this were megalomaniac planners who with only 900 tons of production in the first year (1932), projected such goals as 140,000 tpy by considerable time and effort to put

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