If Universal Basic Income is to provide a sense of social security as the government intends it to, it must focus on improving the country’s health infrastructure, the ‘poor health’ of which is a major reason for people falling...
So long as the Universal Basic Income is not posed as the only instrument of poverty alleviation, there is no reason not to try it out at least on a scale that is affordable.
International experiences of implementing Universal Basic Income
Low density of banks and weak banking networks in remote rural areas coupled with the case where welfare schemes and UBI are implemented in parallel could pose a challenge to UBI
The Economic Survey has presented Universal Basic Income as a single scheme which could replace this myriad of welfare programs with a simple unconditional cash transfer to every citizen paid at regular intervals.