March 7, 2009
Sawarda Village Workers, India
Photograph by Ed Kashi
This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features
Workers from drought-stricken Sawarda village in India say the Golden Quadrilateral (GQ) has brought prosperity closer to home: "Today the jobs are in Jaipur, which used to be three hours away," says one. "With the highway, we can get there in 45 minutes."
See more photographs from the October 2008 feature story "India's Highway."