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Ambedkar University Delhi | Right to Food Campaign | Gender, nutrition, public health, social policy
Jan 31, 2020 5 tweets 3 min read
#Thalinomics calculates food prices as a % of income of workers in organised manufacturing to claim that food has become more affordable - less than 5% of all workers in India are in organised manufacturing, which is one of rare sectors where wages have been rising (1/n) what is really shocking is even for organised sector workers more than 50% of income needed to consume thali that meets dietary requirements as per #EconomicSurvey2020 - imagine how impossible it is for more than 80% earning much lower wages to achieve adequate diets (2/n)