Roots of Direct Benefit Transfer Program
A history of electronic payments for subsidies in India
The origin of electronic payments in subsidies in India does not start with the Direct Benefit Transfer programme but its roots are in Electronic Benefit Transfer programs initiated in year 2006 within erstwhile state of Andhra Pradesh. This session will focus on the early experiments of electronic subsidy transfers and the challenges that emerged in its implementations. It will look into the reports and evaluations of these experiments and how they led to the creation of Direct Benefit Transfer.
A detailed study of Direct Benefit Transfer payment system architecture will be presented part of Cashless Consumer StudyCircle on 25th July
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Journalists covering technology issues
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