Poverty: news and updates

  • Social registry, for better targeting of welfare schemes
    Context: A social registry linking Aadhaar to residence info can target aid to the vulnerable during a pandemic. What is the need for Social registry? Recent estimates from the World Bank suggest that 88 to 115 million people could slide into poverty in 2020, which presents a tough challenge for targeting welfare beneficiaries. It also emphasises the ...
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