Politics In India Since Indepen

Book: Politics In India Since Indepen

Chapter: 3. Politics of Planned Development

Subject: Social Science - Class 12th

Q. No. 4 of Exercises

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Match the following.

(a) Charan Singh

i. Industrialisation

(b) P C Mahalanobis

ii. Zoning

(c) Bihar Famine

iii. Farmers

(d) Verghese Kurien

iv. Milk Cooperatives

(a)-(iii); (b)-(i); (c)-(ii); (d)-(iv)

(a) Charan Singh- He forcefully articulated the case for keeping agriculture at the centre of planning for India.

(b) P C Mahalanobis - The Second FYP(Five Year Plan) stressed on heavy industries. It was drafted by a team of economists and planners under the leadership of P. C. Mahalanobis

(c) Bihar Famine- When Bihar was hit by Famine the government had “zoning” policies that prohibited trade of food across states; this reduced the availability of food in Bihar dramatically.

(d) Verghese Kurien- nicknamed the ‘milkman of India’, played a crucial role in the story of

Gujarat Cooperative Milk and Marketing Federation Ltd that launched Amul.


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