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Keeping Down the Costs of Construction

K M Bhatia Civil construction accounts for approximately 40 per cent of the Plan outlay. Inefficiency in this sphere, therefore, would be very costly to the economy.

What is Wrong with Our Irrigation Projects

K M Bhatia As part of the programme to increase agricultural production the Planning Commission has envisaged that eventually 112 million acres should be brought under irrigation in the country. But the capital cost of irrigation per acre is extremely high and of the irrigation potential already created, a significant portion remains unutilised.

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