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Aadhaar, Biometrics, and the PDS in Jharkhand | Nazar Khalid | Ideas for India | r.i.c.e.
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Aadhaar, Biometrics, and the PDS in Jharkhand | Nazar Khalid | Ideas for India

Aadhaar-based biometric authentication was made mandatory for obtaining rations under the Public Distribution System in Ranchi district in Jharkhand in August 2016.  In this article, Nazar Khalid demonstrates that even a year later, a significant fraction of cardholders is still unable to buy their foodgrain rations.                             Read More…