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Benefits of Aadhaar Unclear: RBI Researchers

"There are contradicting cost-benefit analyses about Aadhaar, the paper stated. The government, in a pa­per put out by the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, claims that till date it has saved about Rs 14,672 crore using Aadhaar through DBT schemes. But a Canadian non-profit, International Institute of Sustainable Development, has claimed that the gov­ernment has incurred a loss of `97 crore"

January 20, 2018