Have a waffle. An editorial in the Indi …

Have a waffle.

An editorial in the Indian Express of 20 Mar. Its on the national rural employyment guarantee act which I have read, reread and then read some more and am none the wiser. Appropriately headlined:

“Digging a hole.

…..Yes, the core competence of the act is expanding rural employment (and acting as an automatic, counter-cyclical macro economic stabiliser in these diffcult times), and the fact that some of the assets being created aren’t quite as useful as they could be has been much discussed in the past and eventually dismissed as, in the end, not really the scheme’s main thrust.” There is more …..

I know it makes sense, I’m just wondering to whom?