India Cancels Small Farmers’ Debt Across Nation

India Cancels Small Farmers’ Debt Across Nation

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“The Indian government plans to cancel the entire debt of the country’s small farmers in a giant program that will cost 600 billion rupees ($15 billion). The move is a centerpiece of India’s latest budget, with the government also increasing education spending by 20% and health funding by 15%.”  (Full story at BBC News ) Thanks to Victor R. for the link.

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