On an all-new episode of “Uncle, Please Sit!” Joel and Tushar talk to – energy, land, and agriculture researcher– Nikhil Goveas, who also manages a farmer produce organization in rural Bihar. The topic of discussion this week is rural India.
For decades, there has been an idyllic, romanticised image associated with the villages of India. Is this a fair representation? Does this idealistic image gloss over the horrors that many, especially those from disadvantaged groups, experience in these parts? Does it give policymakers an excuse to neglect these regions?
The discussion delves into many such questions and also explores how access to technology, better education, and cheaper internet is helping rural Indians improve their lives. Click through for more!
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