Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint
Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint

Inclusion: UPA yet to walk the talk

In the past nine years, the UPA has introduced several entitlement schemes, all of which have fallen short on results

In the past nine years, following a model of inclusive growth aimed at delivering a share of the benefits from economic growth to the poor, the United Progressive Alliance government has introduced several entitlement-based schemes, all of which have fallen short of delivering the desired results. While flagship programmes aimed at giving the poor access to education, healthcare, employment and food work well on paper, systemic leaks and challenges in implementing the schemes remain to be addressed.

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