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Bill Pritchard is Associate Professor in Human Geography at the University of Sydney. He was Chief Investigator of the Australian Research Council project ‘Institutions for food security: Global insights from rural India’, which funded his research on the PDS in Bihar.
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In 2007, Bihar introduced the coupon system in PDS to curb leakages at fair price shops. This column argues that even though the administrative logic of the coupon system is fundamentally sound, such...