strongBy R Jagannathan/strong
Rahul Gandhi thinksa href=http://www.indianexpress.com/news/cash-transfer-will-win-cong-both-2014-2019-rahul/1045567/ it will win the Congress not only the 2014 election/a, but the 2019 one too. Members of his mother's National Advisory Council are miffed about it. P Chidambaram believes it will help him a href=http://www.domain-b.com/economy/general/20121009_palaniappan_chidambaram.htmlreduce budgetary subsidies./a
We are, of course, talking about the direct cash transfers scheme, which the government has been extra-eager to dish out for electoral reasons.
However, a href=http://www.firstpost.com/economy/is-direct-cash-transfer-ready-for-rollout-not-yet-say-experts-538261.htmlthoughtful observers and experts /awho have even a nodding acquaintance with cash transfers say there is no revolution on the way with adoption of the scheme. And it will work only if it is rolled out slowly, by learning along the way.
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