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

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Distribution of Rural Income

September 20, 1975 way. The idea of seeking World Bank aid was always present in the conception of the super thermal power programme. As it happened, the World Bank's response was most encouraging- With World Bank aid so readily forthcoming the case for expeditions execution of the programme became very strong. And with that the idea of importing 500 MW sets, financed by World Bank credits, has also been revived. The return of Finance Minister C Subra- maniam, after his parleys with the Bank-Fund leaders in Washington, appears to have given a further boost to those advocating the imports of larger sets. The impression which has got round is that World Bank aid for the super thermal power programme has been clinched, but on the usual Bank terms that the equipment used would be the most economic and modern and that it would be supplied on the basis of international tenders by suppliers with proven expertise and experience in the line.

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