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Sep 07, 2017
Evaluating direct cash transfers Part-II: Correct the mistakes and go ahead, junking PDS reforms wholesale is no solutionCurrently, the burden of transitioning to the direct cash transfer system is on the poorest. The burden of change should be on the administration
Sep 06, 2017
Evaluating direct cash transfers Part-I: Problems are for real but most beneficiaries prefer new system to old PDSAs per the evaluation done by JPAL, nearly 20 percent beneficiaries did not get any cash. When people do not get either subsidised food grains or cash to buy it with, even if it is just 1 percent failure, it is cruel
Jul 19, 2017
UP govt tells Allahabad HC that all family members' Aadhaar will be linked with ration cards for PDSThe Aadhaar numbers of all members of a family in UP, not just the head of a household, will be linked with their ration card.
Jul 07, 2017
Aadhaar issue: SC to set up constitution panel after vacation bench refuses to pass interim orderThe Supreme Court on Friday said that all the issues arising out of Aadhaar should be finally decided by its constitution bench.
Jun 08, 2017
Treat Madhya Pradesh farmers' protest with urgency; a contagion could deepen the crisisWith high level of non performing assets (NPAs), banks are not in a position to forgive farmer loans but the question is, if corporate loans can be adjusted, why not farm loans, where the reasons are more compelling.
May 09, 2017
Gujarat PDS shop owners led by Modi's brother on warpathPM Narendra Modi's elder brother Prahlad Modi on Monday threatened that all fair price shopkeepers would go on an indefinite strike from May 28
May 05, 2017
Linking Aadhaar to ration cards helped govt save Rs 14,000 cr, claims Ram Vilas PaswanThe government aims to computerise the PDS to check pilferage and plug leakages by installing electronic PoS devices at all fair price shops
Mar 06, 2017
Aadhaar database fully safe and secure, no incident of misuse, says UIDAIUIDAI has decided to have registered devices for capturing biometrics data and such biometrics will be encrypted at the point of capture itself.
Feb 09, 2017
Govt makes Aadhaar mandatory for availing foodgrains from ration shopsThe government said, subsidised foodgrains will not be sold to anyone not having Aadhaar after June 30.
Jan 30, 2017
Exclusive: Why I fear Union Budget 2017, Yogendra Yadav writes for FirstpostYogendra Yadav fears that if Arun Jaitley indeed announces Universal Basic Income in the Union Budget, it will just be a parody. From the signals, what the government is thinking about is neither universal nor basic income