Evaluation report on Direct Benefits Transfer in food

Government of India (GoI) began to roll-out Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT) in lieu of food rations provided through the Public Distribution System (PDS) in three Union Territories (UTs), i.e. Chandigarh (CDG), Puducherry (PDY), and Dadra and Nagar Haveli (DNH), in September 2015. J-PAL conducted a process monitoring study of DBT in food from January 2016 to March 2017. The process monitoring comprised three rounds of household surveys conducted with a representative sample in each UT.