Barmer, Rajasthan: It was March 2019, and Pabusari village in Barmer district in western Rajasthan was parched. Another year of bad monsoon--the fifth--had failed 36-year-old farmer Hariram Meghwal, l...
As India’s government–fronted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Twitter account–announced a slew of incentives to propel Indians to discard cash, IndiaSpend found four signs of an expanding base: Five-fold growth in electronic bank transfers and doubling of ATMs and card-swipe machines over five years, and a 50% rise in credit cards over four years. It … Continued
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Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa passed away on December 5, 2016, leaving behind a state better known for its culture of freebies but not as well known for its industrial, social and economic progress, the indicators of which reveal it is now one of India’s richest, most healthiest states. On #DataFix, Prachi Salve and Abhishek … Continued