Is India’s New Aid Program a Game-Changer? (cross-posted at A View From The Cave)

On January 1st, India began a pilot program that could revolutionize the way it provides aid to its considerable impoverished population, one that could stretch every rupee spent further. Along the way, it would provide an incentive for India to scale its identification program and significantly increase access to banking for the poor. If the program can get over the logistical hurdles inherent in scaling a government program in a country with 1.2 billion people it will be a game-changer.

Read the rest at A View From The Cave, Tom Murphy’s fantastic blog on smart aid and development.

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