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Chapter : 2. Sectors of the Indian Economy
Role of Governement or Public sector
Role of Governement or Public sector 1. Development of infrastructure : Development of infrastructure comprising of transport, power communication, basic industries etc, is a precondition of growth. Expenditure on the development of infrastructure is known as social over head costs. 2. Development of backward areas: The government finds it necessary to start industrial production in these areas on its own. 3. Basic facilities : Running proper schools and providing education in the duty of the government. 4. Other problems : There are many other problems like malnourishment, high infant mortality rate, unsafe drinking water etc. which need special attention. These problems can be solved only with the help of government.