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Renewable energy can get India's returned rural migrants back to work

A migrant worker walking home to his home state of Madhya Pradesh, India, May 2020 Image: REUTERS/Amit Dave

Sandeep Bhattacharya

India Projects Manager, Climate Bonds Initiative

Sourajit Aiyer

Consultant, South Asia Fast Track Sustainability Communications

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