Opinon Piece - A long worthy road

For too long, rural areas remained artificially closed under the exclusive purview of the government. Participation of other actors, apart from handful of government approved industries and agro-processing units, was not encouraged, indeed dismissed. This model clearly did not work; it failed to transform rural areas. And it did nothing to modernise farming or diversify the rural economy.


The complete piece has been published in Inc. Magazine and is accessible at: http://issuu.com/incindia/docs/inc_india-vol-3-issue-06-july-2012