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Hegde’s think tank – Four years ago, Ramakrishna Hegde, the chief minister of Karnataka, setup the Economic and Planning Council (EPC)

Others | Jun 27, 1987

Four years ago, Ramakrishna Hegde, the chief minister of Karnataka, setup the Economic and Planning Council (EPC), a high-powered advisory body. How impressive has been this ‘”super cabinet’s” performance? What are its shortcomings?

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