Here's How Much A Nation-Wide NRC Would Cost & 10 Things We Could Do With It Instead

While the legal and social implications of establishing a nation-wide NRC already has people up in arms, one aspect that isn't getting the attention it deserves is its financial fallout. Our economy, which isn't exactly at full steam, is completely unprepared to take on such a massive exercise. The logistics of it are mind boggling, so we did an approximate breakdown of what it would cost. 


Implementation of the NRC in Assam cost the exchequer around ₹1600 crore. Taking that into account, we can get an idea of how much it would cost to implement in the country.

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