Did the FM Deliver for Farmers?*

Feb 2nd 2018, Jayati Ghosh

The Budget Speech this year was no different in terms of the grandiose promises made to farmers, without substantial financial backing, and used as substitute for real allocations. Such a clever-by-half attitude towards those who provide food for India and account for at least half the work force may well backfire on the government.

* This article was originally published in Quartz India: February 2, 2018.

This Document is in Adobe Acrobat format and would
need a PDF reader to view it.

View/ Download the
document in PDF format


Click below
to get Adobe® Acrobat® Reader®, a free
software that lets you view and print Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files.



Site optimised for 800 x 600 and above for Internet Explorer 5 and above