Model villages no longer model for others
Ibrahimpur, which a year ago, was much celebrated for becoming the first village in south India to go cashless, has returned to cash transactions
Last December, Telangana’s Ibrahimpur village was much celebrated for becoming the first hamlet in south India to go cashless. This was not long after the central government invalidated high-value banknotes. While a majority of the nation’s rural population struggled to eke out a living in the next couple of months, Ibrahimpur came out a winner and became a model village.