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Rajasthan Approaching 100 Pct Financial Inclusion: American Think Tank Report (Financial Express)
December 13, 2017
From the article:
Rajasthan is moving towards 100 per cent financial inclusion with a broad support for new digital modes of delivery of benefits specially from women, a top American think-tank said today. The report ‘Household Perception and Impact of Bhamashah and Digital Governance Reforms in Rajasthan’ by the Center for Global Development and Microsave is based on a first-of-its- kind of survey of the Aadhaar system in the state.
“There is broad support for new digital modes of delivery of benefits. Over 40 per cent think it is better than old system in Public Distribution System (PDS) and pensions. Less than 10 per cent think it is worse,” Anit N Mukherjee from the Center for Global Development told PTI. There is a broad support for new digital modes of delivery of benefits in Rajasthan, a State which is approaching 100 percent financial inclusion, the think-tank said.