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How can the Government come down the prices of essential commodities? yours suggestions welcome.

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Asked by shashank rastogi, 03 Aug '10 02:41 pm
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Indias chronic double digit inflation is largely ignored by the opposition as well as the govt, lies elsewhere i.e. wasteful govt expenditure. This expenditure is 50% higher than annual revenue collected by the govt and this is principal reason for runaway inflation. Our politicians, especially BJP, erroneously believe that the price rise is due to govts policy of decontrolled fuel prices. our bureaucracy is so over bloated that the nation has to bear its unmanageable weight. Like a pyramid, Indias bureaucracy has a narrow top and a heavily overstuffed base. The govt comprises of lakhs and lakhs of federal employees for just about five and a half thousand or so IAS / IFS officers. The break down comes to about 500 employees for each IAS / IFS officer. So, a bottom heavy govt is Indias biggest inflationary burden.
In 2010-11 total govt expenditure is projected at Rs. 11.09 lakh crore. But the mid-year fiscal review avoids the breakdown of this targeted expenditure of Rs. 11.09 lak ...more
Answered by QueSera Sera, 03 Aug '10 03:03 pm

 
  
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The root answer lies in one single word - EFFICIENCY .
We have limited resourses and a huge population to feed .
This leads to shortages and high prices .
While limited resourses are one primary cause for shortages , the other primary cause is lack of efficiency . Out of every 100 units of commodity produced , minimum 10 units go waste because of transit lossess , improper storage , rotting ,theft , etc.
Our system of governance has no room for efficiency - when farmers incur losses , government wants to clear their debt , instead of looking for the causes . Primarily , very few people know what is , and how to implement correct policies so as to reward efficiency .
Till them , all of us will continue to pay through our nose.
JAI HIND !!!
Answered by Sunil Dodeja, 03 Aug '10 03:25 pm

 
  
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He government can do nothing about it. the traders are not under govt hand. it is the middle men who are making millions with no concern for common persons
Answered by iqbal seth, 03 Aug '10 02:44 pm

 
  
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First the must have the intentions there are so many experts in the govt to implement them
Answered by RSehgal, 03 Aug '10 04:19 pm

 
  
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Regulate flow through PDS all essentials, reduce tax structure which can bring down prices
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 03 Aug '10 03:30 pm

 
  
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Chulu bhar pani mei doob kar
Answered by LADYDON, 03 Aug '10 02:46 pm

 
  
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They have to work in that sense in actula !! : )) They should visit & make reports on the basis of availabilty & demand....They have to contact the Farmer and give good price to them directly as the Big company's like Reliance is doing and say excuses to the Mediator...!! They have to control prices of Essential Commodities by increasing prices of Lavish things and Products like Kaju Badam Pista !! : ))
Answered by Raj, 03 Aug '10 02:45 pm

 
  
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By bringing down the inflation... for this... the surplus money in the market needs to controlled
Answered by swathiitapu, 03 Aug '10 02:43 pm

 
  
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