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Opportunities from Covid-19: Re-imagining the benefits management system in Digital India

Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had said in 1985 that only 17 per cent of the money meant for beneficiaries of government schemes actually reached them. Times have changed, and changed dramatically since then.

A silent revolution has happened over the last four years, whose true impact and most importantly the potential, is best illustrated when we recognise, amidst all the gloomy news centred around Covid-19, there was one positive news, which many of us would have missed. The government did a Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) into

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