Transformation of Indian agriculture: need for a paradigm shift

Increasing income of farmers and workers must be attempted together, one doesn’t necessarily lead to another. It is also true that sometime marginal farmers are worse off than laborers because of lack of mobility and thus limited opportunity to benefit from higher wages from distant labor markets.  If productivity increases, work and wages may eventually … Continue reading

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Menstruation: a curiosity gone astray

Conversation about menstruation, despite  very ably made film, Padman has not yet started in the right earnest. I am not sure how many parents have talked to their children around the dining table (if they have one) or in the chuaka, the cooking place about why biological processes are dirty or polluting per se. We … Continue reading