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 […]
Fuel Subsidy Reform: Experiences from India and Learnings for Other Countries
Watch this short video depicting India’s journey in Direct Benefit Transfer. The video summarises the progress of LPG subsidy reform & its impact through schemes like PAHAL, ‘Give It Up’ campaign and Ujjwala.
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.