No, not UBIquitous yet

No, not UBIquitous yet

Universal Basic Income (UBI) is a concept gaining traction globally, offering citizens a regular payment without conditions. While it’s not a new idea, its implementation varies. Some see it as a solution to growing inequality and AI threats, while others prefer direct job creation. Several countries have tested UBI, with mixed results. In India, discussions around UBI have sparked debates, given the country’s existing welfare schemes.

Representative image. Atanu Biswas

Professor, Indian Statistical Institute, KolkataA day after International Labour Day, imagine if all citizens received a monthly payment from the government, with no strings attached. That’s the concept […]

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