This volume covers the short period from 1 December 1956 to 21 February 1957... The political integration of the country had been completed except for a small part of the territory on the western coast- Goa. The states were reorganized and a new map of India took shape on 1 November 1956. Important changes in industry and agriculture were underway. These were impressive gains achieved under the stewardship of Jawaharlal Nehru.