Wednesday, April 8, 2009


Liberal scholar Mr Sharad Joshi has a great piece in today’s Business Line against the NREGA titled “Killing the spirit of enterprise”. 

He argues the “blatant ‘eleemosynarism’ – a system of encouraging people to live in expectation of gratuitous assistance rather than by the sweat of the brow and enterprise. And this is much worse than giving cash to a single individual. This is the virtual emasculation of a whole section of society. 

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