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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
Jan 26, 2017
Chandrababu Naidu panel's pitch for tax on cash deals could be counterproductiveRefund of tax to those making digital payments is a good suggestion, but as they say the devil is in the details.
Jan 26, 2017
Arun Jaitley likely to scrap PDS sugar subsidy in budget, save Rs 4,500 croreAt present, the scheme has a target of 40 crore beneficiaries of below the poverty line (BPL) families.
Dec 28, 2016
Demonetisation: Rahul Gandhi seeks white paper from PM Narendra Modi, puts forth demandsSeeking a white paper on demonetisation, Congress on Wednesday posed several questions to Prime Minister Narendra Modi including how much black money has come in and put forth a charter of demands including lifting all restrictions on money withdrawal and compensation to farmers, traders and the poor who have "suffered" due to note ban.
Jul 15, 2016
Kashmir Unrest: Food ministry to distribute advance three-month rationsIn the wake of "acute food shortage" in violence-hit Jammu and Kashmir, the Union Food Ministry on Friday assured the state authorities that it will provide advance three-month rations for public distribution in the valley.
May 04, 2016
Govt saves Rs 21,000 crore in LPG subsidy : Oil Minister Dharmendra PradhanGovernment has saved over Rs 21,000 crore in cooking gas LPG subisdy in the last two financial years as paying the dole directly into bank accounts of actual users helped eliminate duplicate connections as well as diversions, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today.
Mar 11, 2016
Government aims to computerise the PDS sector by March 2017, says Ram Vilas PaswanGovernment aims to computerise the PDS sector to help check pilferages and plug leakages by installing electronic Point of Sale (ePoS) devices at all fair price shops across the country by March 2017.