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Friday, Feb 21, 2020

Direct benefit transfer

Oct 10, 2019 17:14
In a nutshell, the Ujjwala scheme is heralding “The Blue Flame Revolution”. It is impacting the lives of poor rural women by empowering and allowing them leisure time which they rightfully deserve. 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
May 26, 2019 22:46
BJD leader from Ganjam district, Bikram Kesari Arukh, proposed Naveen Patnaik’s name as the leader of BJD Legislature Party and it was seconded by other top leaders. read more
Mar 27, 2019 18:02
It serves as a reminder of the dangers and vulnerabilities of data when they are deployed without adequate investments in quality, objectivity and credibility. This is now a challenge for the new government. 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
Sep 29, 2018 20:30
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s speech at the UNGA on Saturday focused on two primary issues – terrorism and climate change. read more
Aug 24, 2018 00:33
The Rajasthan government is funding a 15-day travel of 91 youth, selected through various rounds on the basis of their startup ideas and business proposals, to Silicon Valley. 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