ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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KERALA-Irrigation Muddle

jute at buyer's prices that practically no credit is made available for the jute growers, not to speak of giving it at concessional rates of interest. The fantastic prosperity of a handful of persons (about eight fami lies) behind the jute industry is solely because they are able to fleece the grower at their will and with impunity. The government and the Reserve Bank of India, it is regretted, had been more or less only a silent spectator and abettor.

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