Suraj Nair

Suraj Nair is a Senior Research Associate at IFMR Lead. He currently works on multiple studies in India that evaluate access to formal finance, and its impact on agricultural/entrepreneurial outcomes. Suraj graduated with an Integrated Masters in Development Studies from IIT Madras. 

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Digital Social Payments in India: Can the Challenges Be Overcome?

Envisioned as a digital revolution for government transfers, India's Direct Benefit Transfer program transfers government benefits into recipients' bank accounts. Three years in, the government continues to face challenges in digitizing transfers. Is there a way forward?