Monday, April 15, 2013

UID will be good for the poor

‘Aadhaar-based scheme can reduce corruption in PDS’ (The Hindu)
In a release, he said that kerosene distributed through PDS was one of the largest generators of black money in the country. He has quantified it at Rs. 25,000 crore a year. “This amount plays a crucial role during elections and is also the main reason for the lack of reforms in the public distribution system,” he claimed.
If corruption gets harder, somebody's ox gets gored. It's refreshing to see the argumentum ad hominem go the other way for a change.