* The Plan was prepared by the Department of Social Welfare, Government of India in consultation with the relevant Ministries. An earlier version was brought out by Institute of Applied Manpower Research Institute, Delhi in 1976.
1. “Report of the Committee on Status of Women in India—Towards Equality”, Government of India, December 1974, pp. 365–366 (hereinafter referred to as CSWI Report).
2. CSWI Report, p. 1.
3. CSWI Report, pp. 148–149.
4. For a detailed discussion, see CSWI Report, pp. 6–7.
5. Planning Commission, Government of India “Approach to Fifth Plan 1974–79”, January, 1973, pp. 1–5.
6. Organised sector is defined here as it is by DGET “All establishments in the Public Sector (except Defence) and non-agriculture sector ...