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Govt launches austerity drive; bans meetings in 5-star hotels

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New Delhi: Government departments have been banned from holding meetings in 5-star hotels and officials barred from executive class air travel as part of a slew of austerity measures announced today

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Govt launches austerity drive, bans meetings in 5-star hotels


Launching an austerity drive to contain expenditure, the government on Thursday banned creation of new posts in its departments and holding their meetings in five-star hotels besides imposing curbs on

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