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

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Calcutta Diary

AM It is with the greatest reluctance that the ministry of labour has been made to disgorge the specifics of the much-heralded National Renewal Policy. Contrary to the nervous half-promises of the prime minister and the finance minister, care would not be taken not to reduce the net deployment of labour. The number of public sector units to be closed down is still indeterminate, but retrenchment of workers will be across-the-board and a minimum of 5,00,000 are to lose their jobs.

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