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India Turns to Technology to Help Feed Hungry, Fight Corruption

May 01, 2012

Can technology fix a nation? It's a question that India hopes to answer with its hi-tech trial food subsidy program in Rayagada. Corruption in the country hasn't just cost India millions of dollars, it's kept people starving. But now smartcards, fingerprint scanners and biometric identity software are transforming this remote, poverty-stricken village and getting food into the right hands. Bloomberg's Angie Lau reports. (Source: Bloomberg)

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