research institute for compassionate economics


Nazar Khalid

Research Fellow

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Nazar holds an MPhil in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Before joining r.i.c.e, he was a Research Assistant at Ranchi University, where he worked on  Aadhaar and the Public Distribution System in Jharkhand. He was also a consultant at the Centre for Budget and Governance Advocacy in New Delhi. His research interests include social networks, discrimination and social attitudes, education and food security.



Aadhaar, biometrics, and the PDS in Jharkhand

By Nazar Khalid, on January 12th, 2018

Check my new article on ideas for India website. The Public Distribution System plays an important role in the lives of poor people in Jharkhand. They tend to keep their ration cards safely, go to the ration shop every monthRead More..