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).
Communication – The Achilles heel of direct benefit transfers – Part II
MicroSave strongly believes that an integrated communication approach should be the starting point of large Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) programmes. Here, the MicroSave team present a case for beneficiary centric communication.
Mobile money and microfinance: A match made in heaven or marriage gone awry?
Though most of the microfinance and mobile money partnerships have failed to scale-up in India, it is helpful to understand the challenges. This blog studies such partnerships in India share key takeaways.