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Feb 08, 2018
Govt transfers Rs 1-lakh cr DBT subsidy to bank accounts, hopes to save Rs 75,000 cr this yearSo far, the ambitious DBT scheme has received a mixed reaction from the consumers as well as the government agencies
Jan 06, 2018
Delhi govt appoints nodal officers to address people's grievances on financial assistance schemeThe social welfare department of the Delhi government has appointed nodal officers in every assembly constituency to address people's grievances relating to its financial assistance scheme
Dec 23, 2017
A new crop of NGOs, comprising the privileged youth of today, is fighting on behalf of India's have-notsThe best part of this large army of NGOs who are waging a war against an inequitable system on behalf of the have-nots, is that the have's are leading it from the front. And having a blast while they are at it
Dec 15, 2017
Supreme Court interim order on Aadhaar linkage lacks clarity on status of social welfare schemesIf the final hearing goes against the Aadhaar scheme on account of privacy concerns, the government will have to likely rework the laws accordingly.
Dec 09, 2017
Delhi govt to launch mobile app for filing self employment loan applicationsThe app will not only help applicants file a request for loans with the DSFDC but also enable them to keep track of the process.
Sep 01, 2017
Supreme Court directs Chandigarh administration to provide care and assistance to 10-year-old rape survivorThe Supreme Court Friday fixed the responsibility on the Chandigarh administration for providing necessary care and assistance to a 10-year-old rape victim who had recently delivered a child after being denied abortion by the top court
Aug 30, 2017
Supreme Court to hear petitions on Aadhaar-related matters in NovemberThe Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would hear a batch of petitions on Aadhaar-related matters in November after the Centre informed that it will extend till 31 December the deadline to furnish Aaadhar to avail benefits of social welfare schemes.
Jul 12, 2017
Aadhaar privacy issue: Supreme Court's 5-judge Constitution Bench to hear case on 18 JulyEarlier, the apex court had passed a slew of orders asking the government and its agencies not to make Aadhaar mandatory for extending benefits of their welfare schemes
Jun 27, 2017
Deadline to get Aadhaar for social welfare schemes extended to 30 September: Govt tells SCA vacation bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and Navin Sinha said that no interim order can be passed at this stage on the "mere apprehension" of petitioners that government may deprive people from availing benefits of various social welfare schemes due to lack of Aadhaar.
Jun 22, 2017
CBI to probe Samajwadi Party scheme for welfare of women labourers' childrenThe CBI has registered an FIR to probe the alleged misappropriation of funds under the Rs 1,100-crore Sachal Palna Griha Yojana of the previous Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh.