Lokesh is the Co-Founder of Farmart Agri Service Private Limited and is currently working towards solving the most fundamental challenge of Agriculture in India , that is, the low usage of technology that leads to low productivity.
Lokesh was a Senior Manager in Digital Finance—Government and Social Impact (GSI) domain of MSC India. His responsibilities included working with government agencies and service providers to support them in the efficient implementation of G2P transfer programs.
Posts by Lokesh Singh
G2P Payment: A Job Half Done
Direct Benefit Transfer program was thought to be effective method of achieving goal of financial inclusion. Its effectiveness was thought to be an outcome of necessity of making payments to individual bank accounts and also because of regularity of payments. However, due to operational issues its progress does not inspire much hope. At best DBT […]
District readiness for G2P payments: Ready or not…Well, still mostly ‘not’ part – I
This blog highlights the complexity of setting-up a system to deliver EBTs effectively in India. And how there seemed to be little rationale for the selection of districts for pilot-tests and rollout of Aadhaar-enabled EBTs.