Amit Varma is a writer based in Mumbai. He worked in journalism for over a decade, and won the Bastiat Prize for Journalism in 2007. His bestselling novel, My Friend Sancho, was published in 2009. He is best known for his blog, India Uncut. His current project is a non-fiction book about the lack of personal and economic freedoms in post-Independence India.
Here’s the gist of it: A few IT companies are getting together with the government to set up incubation centers for entrepreneurs in New Jersey and Chicago. The government is going to pay half the setup costs, and it will also “bear the operational cost of the facilities for a period of three years.”
This is a great initiative for the private sector to take up. But there is no reason why my maid’s taxes should go into this.
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