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Nationalization: More in India

20th January 1950
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Which of the following most accurately describes the problem?

MATIONALIZATION of transport •

11 is continuing in various parts of India. A statutory state road transport corporation has been inaugurated at Santa Cruz, a suburb 10 miles north of Bombay. Bombay Government provided 75 per cent. of the capital and the Government of India the remainder.

The Province of Bombay has been divided into 14 divisions. Services in five divisions are being taken over in the first year of nationalization, five during he second year and four in the third. Altogether 2,000 vehicles will. be operated.

In Bihar, a Bill for the nationalization of road. transport has been passed without amendment. A joint-stock company is to be floated. Bihar Government will have .a controlling interest, but shares will be offered to the public.

In Pakistan, discussions have been taking place between the Central Government and Provincial Governments on the gradual nationalization of road transport under provincial control. The railways wilt participate financially in the scheme.

A Central Roads Organization • to co-ordinate the development of roads and road transport is to be set up in Pakistan.


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