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The beneficiaries eligible for loans under Jagananna Thodu scheme include vegetable vendors, fruit vendors, small shopkeepers, pushcart vendors, and traditional artisans. (Photo@AndhraPradeshCM)

Jagan Reddy launches interest-free loans scheme for Andhra street vendors

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 08:36 PM IST
Interacting with beneficiaries through video conferencing mode, the chief minister said small and petty vendors and artisans won’t have to go for private borrowing at high interest rates hereafter and could obtain hassle-free loans from the banks under Jagananna Thodu scheme.
Till now, the government has allowed seeding of Aadhaar number for delivery of social welfare benefits under some programmes such as Public Distribution System.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Till now, the government has allowed seeding of Aadhaar number for delivery of social welfare benefits under some programmes such as Public Distribution System.(PTI FILE PHOTO)

Centre may allow Aadhaar authentication for social welfare schemes

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Chetan Chauhan
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 11:39 PM IST
An order by IT ministry has asked government departments to seek permission for the scheme.
Our findings suggest that there are some important patterns emerging in the electoral politics of welfare which are likely to shape policy design and implementation in the future(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Our findings suggest that there are some important patterns emerging in the electoral politics of welfare which are likely to shape policy design and implementation in the future(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)

Do government’s welfare schemes influence the patterns of voting?

By Louise Tillin
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2019 08:13 PM IST
They partly do. But for an improved outcome, it needs a Centre-state credit-sharing mechanism
Nizamabad: TRS Supremo and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao(PTI)
Nizamabad: TRS Supremo and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao(PTI)

KCR plans facelift, welfare schemes for his birthplace

Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2019 11:51 PM IST
In July, the chief minister, popularly known as KCR, visited Chintamadaka, his birthplace, and announced a bonanza of nearly Rs 400 crore for various development and welfare activities in the village.
Jaganmohan Reddy is on a renaming spree of welfare scheme in Andhra Pradesh.(PTI)
Jaganmohan Reddy is on a renaming spree of welfare scheme in Andhra Pradesh.(PTI)

Jagan cuts TDP connection to welfare schemes, renames them after his father

Hindustan Times, Amravati | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2019 10:47 PM IST
Schemes which were earlier named after TDP founder, N T Rama Rao and current TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu, are being given new names.
“In Lucknow, Rajnath Singh is comfortably placed against his rivals. But here (Mohanlalganj) situation is different this time. It will not be easy for the BJP to retain the seat,” opines Awadesh.(HT Photo)
“In Lucknow, Rajnath Singh is comfortably placed against his rivals. But here (Mohanlalganj) situation is different this time. It will not be easy for the BJP to retain the seat,” opines Awadesh.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Welfare schemes, stray cattle issue dominate poll talks in Mohanlalganj

Hindustan Times, LUCKNOW | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2019 12:28 PM IST
Topics range from PM Narendra Modi’s beneficiary schemes for rural poor to stray cattle to BJP’s unfulfilled promise of Ram Mandir among other issues.
Telangana newly elected Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, center, arrives for the Telangana Formation Day celebrations at soon after his swearing in ceremony, Parade ground in Hyderabad, India, Monday, June 2, 2014. Celebrations greeted the creation Monday of India's newest state of Telangana, marking the formal division of the southern state of Andhra Pradesh.(AP)
Telangana newly elected Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, center, arrives for the Telangana Formation Day celebrations at soon after his swearing in ceremony, Parade ground in Hyderabad, India, Monday, June 2, 2014. Celebrations greeted the creation Monday of India's newest state of Telangana, marking the formal division of the southern state of Andhra Pradesh.(AP)

KCR’s poll doles may put a dent in Telangana coffers

Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2019 07:45 AM IST
The TRS has also promised to waive crop loans up to Rs 1 lakh. During the earlier stint, the government spent nearly Rs 17,000 crore for this scheme in four instalments.
BJP National President Amit Shah.(PTI file photo)
BJP National President Amit Shah.(PTI file photo)

Madhya Pradesh assembly elections: BJP banks on welfare schemes to retain core voters

Hindustan Times, Jhabua / Mandsaur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2018 09:35 AM IST
In the face of agricultural distress, tribal disenchantment, the party hopes it can meet the caste and class challenge with substantial welfare schemes.
The Supreme Court defined welfare schemes as only those funded directly from the “consolidated fund of India”, the main corpus of all revenues received by the government.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
The Supreme Court defined welfare schemes as only those funded directly from the “consolidated fund of India”, the main corpus of all revenues received by the government.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

Aadhaar for welfare schemes a ‘legitimate exercise’, says Supreme Court

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq and Saubhadra Chatterji
PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2018 10:30 PM IST
Until November 2017, nearly 252 schemes implemented by various ministries required possession of Aadhaar.
The survey would involve staff and officials of all the departments and will have the participation of gram sabhas too.(Representative image)
The survey would involve staff and officials of all the departments and will have the participation of gram sabhas too.(Representative image)

Survey to identify people awaiting benefits of welfare schemes in UP

Hindustan Times, Allahabad | By K Sandeep Kumar, Allahabad
PUBLISHED ON JUL 19, 2018 02:13 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party government in Uttar Pradesh has ordered a state wide survey to identify the people who are yet to receive the benefits of eight key central and state government-run welfare schemes.
The government extended by three months the March 31 deadline for linking of Aadhaar with welfare schemes.(File Photo/LiveMint)
The government extended by three months the March 31 deadline for linking of Aadhaar with welfare schemes.(File Photo/LiveMint)

Deadline for linking Aadhaar with welfare schemes extended to June 30

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2018 11:11 PM IST
The deadline now stands extended to June 30, 2018, according to an office memorandum of the ministry of electronics and IT.
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