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Rahul's way How to kill LPG reform with one sentence

Jan 18, 2014

Rahul's way How to kill LPG reform with one sentence

The decision to raise the subsidised cylinder limit to 12 means 99 percent of LPG consumers will get cash in their bank accounts before then polls. The LPG reform is essentially dead. #Rahul Gandhi #Veerappa Moily #Aadhaar #Subsidies #AICC #LPG cylinders #Direct cash transfers
Not just cost, Food Bill will make us a nation of beggars

Jun 08, 2013

Not just cost, Food Bill will make us a nation of beggars

If MNREGA at least has the virtue of making the poor consumers with choice, the Food Security Bill will convert the poor into mere supplicants of the state #Economy #India #Corruption #InMyOpinion #UPA government #Food security #Direct Cash Transfer #Social Spending #FSB #pregnant women
LPG direct cash transfer scheme launched in Wardha

Jun 01, 2013

LPG direct cash transfer scheme launched in Wardha

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday launched the Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG (DBTL) scheme in neighbouring Wardha district, about 80 kms from Nagpur. #LPG #Maharashtra #Wardha #Aadhar card #Direct Cash Transfer
Direct cash transfer will not lead to misuse, says Montek

May 30, 2013

Direct cash transfer will not lead to misuse, says Montek

Enthused by encouraging findings of a UNICEF-SEWA joint study on direct cash transfer, Plan panel Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia today said its implementation in large scale will not lead to any misuse of money. #India #UPA #Montek Singh Ahluwalia #TheySaidIt #Unicef #SEWA #Direct Cash Transfer #DBT
UPA-II failed to deliver on its promises Aruna Roys report card

May 25, 2013

UPA-II failed to deliver on its promises Aruna Roys report card

After the UPA-II released its self-congratulatory 79-page Report card to the People, National Advisory Council (NAC) member Aruna Roy has come down heavily on the government. #UPA #National Advisory Council #Q&A #UID #Aruna Roy #Right to Education #Right To Information #Direct Cash Transfer #UPA II report card
Direct cash transfer for LPG to be rolled out in 20 districts by 15 May

May 10, 2013

Direct cash transfer for LPG to be rolled out in 20 districts by 15 May

LPG consumers will get about Rs 4,000 per annum in cash from the government and they will have to then buy LPG at market price of Rs 901.50 per 14.2-kg cylinder. #NewsTracker #LPG #Direct Cash Transfer scheme #Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs
Direct Cash transfer challenging but will save 0.5% of India GDP IMF

Apr 29, 2013

Direct Cash transfer challenging but will save 0.5% of India GDP IMF

Direct cash transfers, which entail direct payments from the government to recipients, can bring down costs and diversion by phasing out middlemen and complex bureaucracies #Economy #India #IMF #TheySaidIt #Direct Cash Transfer
Direct cash transfer will curb leakages, says PM

Apr 22, 2013

Direct cash transfer will curb leakages, says PM

The DBT scheme provides for cash transfer of subsidy from the government directly to an Aadhar-linked beneficiarys bank account. #Manmohan Singh #WhoSaidWhat #Direct Cash Transfer
Why is Aadhaar being shoved down our throats?

Apr 15, 2013

Why is Aadhaar being shoved down our throats?

There is no legal mandate to issue Aadhaar to all Indian residents. But the Unique ID is being pushed without legal sanction or any privacy protection #Nandan Nilekani #Aadhaar #PolicyWatch #UIDAI #Direct cash transfers #UniqueID
Direct Cash Transfer now covers Amethi, Rae Bareilly, Etawah

Apr 05, 2013

Direct Cash Transfer now covers Amethi, Rae Bareilly, Etawah

The 2014 Lok Sabha polls not being very far away, the inclusion of Rae Bareilly and Amethi districts of Uttar Pradesh, assumes political importance for the Congress. #Manmohan Singh #PoliticalPlay #Mulayam Singh Yadav #Amethi #Direct Cash Transfer