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In locked-down Maharashtra, sugarcane field labourers' lives are upturned by rising debt, inability to access education
India

In locked-down Maharashtra, sugarcane field labourers' lives are upturned by rising debt, inability to access education

Countless young people in Maharashtra, whose families are engaged in cutting sugarcane, are faced with the reality of entering into an endless cycle of debt, labour in the fields, and eventually being forced to discontinue their education.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman wants 10,000 FPOs to be set up, but this might not be a prudent policy
Business

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman wants 10,000 FPOs to be set up, but this might not be a prudent policy

FPOs will also have to get over the development or welfarist mindset of the NGOs that promote them.