Jon from the group noted a CNBC article describing how India’s move away from key paper-based currencies (500 and 1000 Rupee notes) is a major economic disruption for the country, and for a host of reasons. The article (and video) describes the early impact of withdrawing 86% of a country’s paper currency from circulation without a clear alternative.

If you feel a need to dig in yet further, here’s another helpful article from The Week — noting among other things that with near-ubiquitous cellphone usage in the country, why not take advantage of that to make the shift?