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

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Budget, 1989-90 Elusive Issues

Bhabatosh Datta The year 1989-90 is the bench-mark year for everything in the Eighth Plan, but there is no awareness of that in the budget for the yean If the old Chinese practice of naming the years after animals or birds were followed in India, the most appropriate (and charitable) name for 1989-90 would be the Year of the Ostrich.

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