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Financing Famine Relief Calling the Bluff

Financing Famine Relief: Calling the Bluff Amrita Rangaswami THE UNION Government's strategy to inance famine this year is based on a amble. The Centre is betting on the chance that in the affected states, this lean year will be followed by four good years. And on the basis of this rather Biblical assumption, it is releasing to the states in advance funds from the Central assistance for the entire Fifth Plan period.

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