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Published by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in New Delhi .
Written in English



  • India,
  • India.


  • Labor unions -- India.,
  • Industrial policy -- India.,
  • India -- Economic policy -- 1991-

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSamuel Masilamani.
ContributionsFriedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (India), Shri Ram Centre for Industrial Relations.
LC ClassificationsHC435.2 .M354 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 110 p. ;
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL638511M
ISBN 108174400273
LC Control Number96903287

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In book: Trade and Industrial Development in Africa: Rethinking Strategy and Policy, Edition: 1ST, Chapter: ‘Economic Reforms in Zambia and India: Comparative Trade and Author: Kasongo Chiputa.   Economic Reform: The term economic reform broadly indicates necessary structural adjustments to external events. The term ‘economic reforms’ refers to policy reforms undertaken by the central govt. since to attain certain significant achievements through the main approaches which are as follows: Stabilization Restructuring. The strategy of reforms introduced in India in July presented a mixture of macroeconomic stabilization and structural adjustment. It was guided by short-term and long-term objectives. Stabilization was necessary in the short run to restore balance of payments equilibrium and to control inflation. At the same time changing the structure of institutions themselves through. The growth and development of labour movement and that of trade unions in India can be studied under the following stages: (1) Period upto First World War (from to ): Due to the development of large scale industries, many social evils like employment and exploitation of woman and child labour erupted in India who work in the deplorable.