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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
Aug 04, 2017
CAG report on Food Corporation reveals loaders' use of proxy labour to earn lakhs continues unabatedCAG report says FCI unnecessarily spent Rs 237.65 cr due to non-rationalisation of labour, deployment of costlier labour at depots and non-pooling of labour
Apr 25, 2017
Many LPG consumers back in subsidy net: Will Modi's call to give up food subsidies appeal to more Indians?Clearly, the “Give-it-up” appeal by PM Modi is slowly losing its charm – if prices rise further, more people could opt back for the subsidized cooking gas cylinder
Apr 25, 2017
LPG subsidy success: Modi govt's give-it-up campaign will now ask people to forego food subsidiesThe Union food ministry has asked all the state governments to work on the Give-It-Up campaign under the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS)
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.
Jun 08, 2016
Drought in India: Women battle cruelties everyday and exit isn't an optionWomen gather all the pieces of everyday life and carry on with it somehow. Women experience drought in its quotidian cruelties where exit is not an option.
Jun 04, 2016
Drought in India: 13 ways to deny the poor food-grains at a time of scarcityMany visibly poor drought hit families are being denied their quota of subsidised food-grain. List of how the poor are deprived of their legal entitlement.
Jan 06, 2016
DBT may have saved just Rs 15,000 cr for Modi govt but potential is Rs 70,000 cr a yrRationalising subsidies is critical to improve the health of the economy
Oct 08, 2015
Why SC’s move to limit Aadhaar usage is a super-retrograde stepIt is unfair if the SC comes in the way of Aadhaar since this tool is the corner stone for many critical reforms India desperately needs to prevent subsidy theft and push financial inclusion, among other things
Feb 20, 2015
Budget 2015: Food and fuel subsidy bill may be cut by 20%India may slash its food and fuel subsidy bill by 20 percent, or about $8 billion, in the annual budget to be presented next week, two government sources said.