ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Rent-a-Womb Economics

The proposed foreign direct investment offered by the Silam group of Indonesia in West Bengal is for establishing a line of luxury activities in the state, the clientele of which will be tourists and the country's super rich, and the profits from which will flow overseas. The handing over of more than 5,000 acres of land in order to provide employment opportunities for the merely 30,000 hands who will be recruited in the proposed new facilities appears to be most inopportune.

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