@Article { Title = {Questioning the “Phenomenal Success” of Aadhaar-linked Direct Benefit Transfers for LPG }, Author = {Rahul Lahoti}, Journal = {Economic and Political Weekly}, Year = { 2016}, Month = {24}, Number = { Issue No. 52}, Volume = {Vol. 51}, Abstract = {The Aadhaar-linked Direct Benefit Transfer scheme for reducing leakages in Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) subsidies has been widely advertised as a phenomenal success and has been used to promote Aadhaar and DBT in other spheres by prominent government officials. However, analyses of various studies and data shows that the government’s tall claims of savings cannot be confirmed and leaves much to be questioned.  }, Publisher = {Economic and Political Weekly}, Type = {Journal} }