Public distribution and procurement of foodgrains
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Public distribution and procurement of foodgrains a proposal by T. N. Krishnan

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Published by Centre for Development Studies in Trivandrum .
Written in English

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With reference to India.

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Statementby T.N. Krishnan & I.S. Gulati.
SeriesWorking paper / Centre for Development Studies ;, no. 24
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 85/60149 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p.
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2696461M
LC Control Number85907840

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