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

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NEW DELHI-Evasion on Wages Policy

NEW DELHI Evasion on Wages Policy B M AN attempt to buy time by appointing a committee, when faced with difficult choices, is a time-honoured practice with all governments. The Janata government has shown this inclination more than any. The preference is justified by the facile explanation that the Janata has to make a break with the past regime and break fresh ground all along the line. The, expedient has been found to be all the more attractive since the Janata itself is an amalgam of several political, parties representing different and often conflict- ing ideologies and policy positions, However, such an expedient does not always work. Judging from the upshot of the appointment of the Bhootbaling- gam Committee on wages, incomes and prices policy, it can actually aggravate matters. The Committee's report has met with total rejection from all the organised sections concerned with it

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