As part of its program to facilitate exposure visits to India for governments across the globe, MSC has documented India’s journey towards financial inclusion and digital governance. The first module of this series is Aadhaar.
This report considers the potential of ID, mobiles, and payments to improve the capacity of governments to deliver more effective, inclusive, and accountable programs.
Our message to countries is simple: Use what you have now to scale up quickly and build on your strengths to build back better systems. While every case is different, it is useful to compare countries at a similar stage of development and with a shared history. Together, India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh constitute over one fifth of the world’s population and almost half of the global poor. This blog offers an initial view on the ways in which the JAM is being used to scale up support.