Hidden Cash Lures Subbarao to Indian Villages Worth $24 Billion

Hidden Cash Lures Subbarao to Indian Villages Worth $24 Billion

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Buffaloes drink water while villagers collect water from a public water pipe in Nayakhera village, Maharashtra, India. Village earnings increased as the government spent more on its rural jobs program and as improvements in areas such as irrigation boosted food-grain production to a record in the fiscal year through March 2012.