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Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020


Oct 10, 2019 00:37
The current rate of DA is 12% and it will now become 17%. The DA is usually raised to help employees cope with inflation. read more
Jul 16, 2019 23:57
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar announced gratuitous relief of Rs 6,000 per family in the state assembly on Tuesday. With 12 of the state’s 38 districts flooded, and over 2.6 million people affected, the relief will be disbursed through direct benefit transfer... read more
Jul 05, 2019 06:07
As the government shifted gears in welfare measures and flagship programmes such as MGNREGS, Ujjwala (free cooking gas connections) and the PM Awas Yojna (housing scheme), it relied heavily on technology to identify real beneficiaries and curb leaka... read more
Jul 05, 2019 06:03
The Survey said that India’s mega digital infrastructure, linking the Aadhaar unique identity number, bank accounts and mobile phones, can “expand the reach of the programmes through provision of micro-insurance, micropensions and micro-credit to people... read more
Jun 24, 2019 05:13
Locals in the area, so far, had only seen their complaints about stinking open drains being resolved “occasionally” with the help of earth movers and manual cleaners. read more
Apr 18, 2019 20:00
Formalisation, financialisation and digitisation engineered by the Modi government have set up India for higher sustainable growth and a fiscal boom read more
Nov 06, 2018 17:54
We propose a more modest beginning towards using income transfers to mitigating extreme poverty in India. Specifically, we propose an “Inclusive Growth Dividend” (IGD) pegged at 1% of GDP\/capita read more
Oct 03, 2018 19:17
The choice-based approach reflects the reality that people in different places and times want different things, and improves beneficiary welfare by expanding their options. It also reduces the political and ethical risks of the reform read more
Aug 28, 2018 07:05
Dilip Shinde, controller of rationing and director of civil supplies, said the scheme has been launched on a trial-basis for 200 families from Mahalakshmi and Azad Maidan. read more
May 21, 2018 23:04
State food minister Saryu Roy said the state’s recommendation for cancelling the pilot project for direct transfer of food subsidy will be forwarded to the Centre this week. read more
Apr 19, 2018 18:04
Until, the process is streamlined and the loopholes are filled, the court directed the social welfare department not to deposit any scholarship money into the students’ accounts under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme. read more