What Does Budget 2010 Imply for the Social Sector?

Economic and Political Weekly

  • 2010
  • Subrat Das and Yamini Mishra

The Union Budget for 2010-11 does pay some attention to a few important areas in the social sector like women and child development, development of minorities, rural housing and technical education, but the budget’s overall allocations and proposals for the critical social services fall far short of expectations and are in keeping with the fscal conservatism that has gripped the United Progressive Alliance government in its second tenure.

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