90% of Indians work in jobs making less than 20 cents a day

"Ninety percent of Indians work not in hi-tech, information-age jobs but in the “informal sector,” where three-quarters make less than 20 cents a day."

Source: Somini Sengupta, “An Empire for Poor Working Women, Guided by a Gandhian Approach,” The New York times, March 7, 2009.

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