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present the analysis State by State or even district by district.
Thus my second doubt relates to the design of analysis followed by the authors. The authors have presented the data aggregated for all the States together. This follows from the basic approach of presenting the frequencies of 'yes-no' answers item-wise. One could accept this approach with a little reservation if the data were strictly of a quantitative nature and if the objective was to draw some quantitative findings or to construct a quantitative model. The causative analysis of quantitative variables

Confusion over Land Reforms-West Bengal Experience

cerned with the man himself than his discoveries. "Rejected by India in 1956, Dr Khorana made his abode in America" it wrote. "What would have happened, had the Indian science bosses accepted him fourteen years ago?'' What indeed? More particularly, "the Wisconsin University pays Dr Khorana Rs 3 lakhs (40,000 dollars) per year and he is one of the top-paid employees of the university". Yet, "no one in America calls him 'salary-oriented". The Government of India, concluded the paper, "has yet to develop a 'scientific mind' without which it can't do proper justice to its men of science".

Who s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf-A Comment

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?
A Comment S Sengupta ASHOK RUDRA (February 21, 1970, p 362) had declared the patient dead, when he was actually in a state of coma. By the time this rejoinder appears in print Rudra's declaration about the UF Government in West Bengal may have been proved correct. As Rudra will surely admit, it is no sign of a sound physician to declare a patient dead in advance. He also knows, as an eminent statistician, that when declarations about everything are so liberally made, one out of the many has a fair chance of 'clicking'.

HYVP for Rice-Performance in a Bengal District

Performance in a Bengal District S Sengupta M G Ghosh This paper examines the record of the High-Yielding Varieties Programme for rice in Birbhum district of West Bengal One-fifth of the State target of area to be brought under the HYVP in kharij 1968-69 is in this district. The performance of the HYVP in this district is, therefore, important not only as an indicator of the prospects for the Programme, but also from the point of view of achieving the target of additional paddy production in the State.

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