March 2019-March 2021
PIs: Bidisha Chaudhuri
Funding agency: Digital Identity Research Initiative (DIRI) Indian School of Business (ISB) Hyderabad/Omidyar Network.
Description: This proposed research will address the question if being a gender neutral system of identification, Aadhaar ecosystem create new barriers or reinforce existing barriers for women to participate in the welfare schemes?
- Hundal, Hartej Singh, and Bidisha Chaudhuri. “Digital Identity and Exclusion in Welfare: Notes from the Public Distribution System in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.” In Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development, pp. 1-5. 2020.
- Chaudhuri, Bidisha. “Paradoxes of Intermediation in Aadhaar: Human Making of a Digital Infrastructure.” South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 42, no. 3 (2019): 572-587.
- Hundal, Hartej Singh, Janani AP and Bidisha Chaudhuri. A Conundrum of Efficiency And Inclusion: Aadhaar and Fair Price Shops in Economic and Political Weekly Engage, https://www.epw.in/engage/article/conundrum-efficiency-and-inclusion-aadhaar-and, 2020