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#eRUPI #UPI Vouchers for benefits is a radical departure from #DBT. Purpose and person aware #G2P payments are here. #SaveOurPrivacy
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ration_st… is digitized food stamps, but crucial digitization difference is it converts a bearer instrument like stamp / coupon into a person / purpose specific instrument, embedding automatic data emission about beneficiary upon use.
The naming of this is curious. When countries around the world are discussing #CBDC / issuing new digital currency, naming a private payment instrument #eRUPI is sign of things to come (?). One can only speculate at the moment.
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1/ #Vaccination #Adivasi #COVID thread; day begins with an orientation meeting to #Solega #Adivasi leadership on #vaccination at a hamlet; we address doubts and misconceptions; leaders criticise the stereotype of #Tribal Community as being hesitant and "running away";
2/ ask that officials & NGOs engage meaningfully and respectfully with their leadership at multiple levels; refuse the idea that they are ALL hesitant which often prevails among "others"; they explain what is the best way of engaging #Adivasi communities
3/ They offer to identify #COVID volunteers in each podu (hamlet); volunteers can be oriented in small groups & shall help with obtaining proper consent and participation of their elders;
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Apart from historic #FarmBills to defang APMC,amendments to
#InsolvencyandBankruptcyCode,by @narendramodi gov,merit attention

IBC Bill mandates that default on repayment wef March25,2020 would not be considered for initiating insolvency proceedings for at least 6mnths-Big move
This amendment to #IBC will aid #MSMEs in particular,who may have been impacted by lockdown

Guiding principle of IBC by @narendramodi gov has been #Resolution of a distressed unit,to keep it as #GoingConcern

#Liquidation is the last resort&updated IBC Bill seeks to further that
Big highlight of #MonsoonSession is #Supplementary demand for addnl spending of 2.36 lakhCr by @narendramodi gov due to #Covid, of which 1.67 lakhCr is cash outgo

40000Cr more for #MNREGA
20000Cr for #PSBRecapitalisation
44340Cr as #RevenueDeficit grant to States&2262Cr to #SDRF
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Sidhamallamma, ex-Panchayat leader in #TamilNadu is also an #ASHA worker passionate about health. As a child bride herself she knows the dangers of #earlymarriage + frequent pregnancies. Read how she makes a difference. behanbox.com/illiterate-mar…
An #Adivasi from the Irula tribe, she frequents #MNREGA sites to to talk to women about their health and control over their own bodies. 47.4% women in Krishnagiri dt, where her panchayat is located are anaemic and 2.2% are severely so. #WomeninPolitics #Panchayatleaders
Despite #patriarchy, caste prejudice and male dominated political networks, women leaders like Sidhamallamma have been making an enormous difference in their Panchayats ranging from water to health. #WomeninPolitics #Panchayatleaders
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We need to look at the concept of Right Work and not just NREGA when we reimagine the future. What seemed impossible entered the mainstream political discourse Now there is a need to strengthen it.
This should look at

1) State and its role
2) Employment and work particularly in the covid crisis
3) idea of nature of work
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#AatmaNirbharBharatAbhiyan
Based on 👇

Land,Labour,Liquidity&Laws that are not isolationist but inclusive

Ease of Doing Business

DBT,JanDhan,Aadhar, Micro Insurance,Ujjwala Yojana, Ayushman Bharat, PM Awaas Yojana,PM FasalBima Yojana,Krishi Sinchai,Swachh Bharat--Key Landmarks
GST,IBC&PSU Bank Recapitalisation in last 6 yrs,have been big reforms

52606Cr given via #DBT to 41Cr #JanDhan holders

Free wheat&rice to 69Cr ration card holders

18000Cr tax refunds given

Free cylinders to 8Cr #Ujjwala holders

#20lakhcrores #COVIDー19
#atmanirbharbharat
Project DevelopmentCells,working for Promotion of Champion Sectors,in States

#MakeInIndia&Upgradation of Industrial Infra,a success&more will be done to #Decongest economy

3376 SEZs&IndustrialParks with 5 lakhhectares,to be ranked& mapped,in terms of readiness for competition
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More than 33cr poor people received financial assistance of Rs 31,235cr (as on 22.04.2020) under #PradhanMantriGaribKalyanPackage.
Robust Digital payment infrastructure set up by Govt has enabled prompt transfer of cash payment under PMGKP.

Read more➡️ pib.gov.in/PressReleseDet…
This digital pipeline has been laid through linking of Jan-Dhan A/cs as well as other A/cs with account holders’ mobile numbers and Aadhaar. This pipeline is providing necessary backbone for DBT flows, adoption of social security/pension schemes,etc.
#IndiaFightsCorona
19.63 lakh MT of food grains have been distributed to 39.27 Cr beneficiaries covered by 1.19 Cr Ration cards (as on 22.04.2020) under #PradhanMantriGaribKalyanAnnYojana.

1,09,227 MT of Pulses have also been dispatched to various states/UTs.

#IndiaFightsCorona
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