A detailed strategy for a next generation National Public Distribution System : Nandan Nilekani

Nandan Nilekani, Co-founder of @Infosys ,Worked on Aadhaar :

  • 9 years ago, I had headed a committee which prepared a detailed strategy for a next generation national Public Distribution System.
  • It would have given, among other things, full nationwide portability of benefits (anytime, anywhere), option for food or cash etc.
  • It could have been a hugely positive strategic platform in this crisis!

Excerpt from the report :

A token-agnostic technology solution that can accept physical coupons, smartcards, electronic coupons, and even facilitate direct cash transfers where different States may choose from different solutions based on their own requirements

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Pic Credit : Nandan Nilekani

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