All Indians MatterJune 23, 2023
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Is it time for a universal basic income?

Ashraf EngineerAshraf EngineerHost

It is estimated that India spends Rs 9 lakh crore on welfare delivered through thousands of schemes. These schemes are difficult to implement, have leakages and often don’t even reach the intended beneficiaries. They are costly and, despite all our efforts, we still have more impoverished Indians than the entire population of the US. Could a universal basic income be a better way of ensuring social welfare and justice? Please listen to the latest episode of All Indians Matter.