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Is the Indian Government Saving as Much as It Says on Gas Subsidies?

"India is trying to streamline the way it delivers billions of dollars of cheap food, fuel and fertilizer to the poor. It may, however, have overstated its progress so far—by a factor of 100. That’s the conclusion of researchers at the International Institute for Sustainable Development, or IISD, a Canada-based think tank. Their focus is India’s new system of “direct benefit transfers” for supplying cooking gas."

March 21, 2016