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Indo-US Relations- Much to Live Down

 together the choices available in respect of almost all the important issues involved in the reform. If the leading industrial countries are prepared to face the problem squarely and resolve their most acute differences themselves, the discussion on monetary reform would proceed rapidly and the Committee of 20 might be able to stick to its target of presenting the basic framework of the reformed system by the September 1973 annual meeting of the IMF. However, in the absence of serious intentions and efforts in that direction, the discussions of the Deputies will drag on endlessly and generate much heat and little light THE Minister of State for Agriculture claimed in Parliament on Monday that the employment target under the crash scheme for rural employment would be exceeded in 1972-73. The entire outlay of Rs 48.40 crores provided for the scheme would be spent during the year and the employment generated would surpass the target of 87.50 urn man- days. According to the latest information available with the Minister, during the year so far 86.29 mn mandays of employment had been created with an expenditure of Rs 32.52 crores. 1972- 73 is the second year of the crash scheme. In 1971-72 Rs 32.71 crores were spent on the scheme and it has been claimed by the government that 81.72 mn mandays of employment were created.

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