External Assistance to India from Western Governments and International Agencies during 1951-61

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The purpose of this essay is to trace the trends in the flow of economic assistance to India during the 1951–61 period of the First and Second Five Year Plans. The essay is further intended to provide a detailed review of the amounts. types. purposes and sources of the assistance received by India. 1 This essay is part of a larger work. under preparation wbere tbe actual contribution of the foreign assistance to Indian economic and social development is heinl analysed.
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The data on the assistance during the period under review has been collected and collated on the basis of the definition of assistance given below.


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  • Economic History


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-80
Number of pages25
JournalEconomy & History
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1973
Publication categoryResearch