Setting Public Distribution System Right: Touchstone Case for Direct Benefit Transfers – Part II
In this note on the Public Distribution System (PDS), we compare three alternative distribution models: biometric authentication through Point of Sale (PoS) devices, food coupons, and Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT).
Can “Behavioural Science” Bell Scheme Design Cat? Insights from Exploratory Research on the Public Distribution System in India
The blog highlights the complexities involved in Public Distribution System and why it is imperative for the government to conduct a detailed market and behavioural research before changing the existing system.