Study Circle - Understanding G2C Payments - PFMS / APB / AePS
A collaborative classroom to learn in detail how Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT) in India works end to end
CashlessConsumer runs a fortnightly series of deep dive sessions on the technology powering payments, policy implications and real-world practice of digital payments. A study circle is a collaborative classroom to learn in detail about a particular topic. Unlike a presentation/seminar, while there will be anchors presenting, the idea is to learn collaboratively like a classroom setup. We will be sharing reading materials to registered atendees who are encouraged to read it prior to joining the session. If you Do raise your hands anytime during the session if you have a question/comment.
Direct Benefit Transfer or DBT is an attempt to change the mechanism of transferring subsidies launched by Government of India on 1 January 2013. This program aims to transfer subsidies directly to the people through their bank accounts. It is hoped that crediting subsidies into bank accounts will reduce leakages, delays, etc.
In this study circle, we try to dive deep into the world of G2C payments infrastructure in India operationalising the DBT regime. This includes looking at
This study circle will be focussed on looking into payments infrastructure running the operations. For a broader historical perspective from a policy context - do attend Kaarana’s Roots of Direct Benefit Transfer Program on July 22, 2020
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