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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
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.
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.
Mar 27, 2017
Aadhaar cannot be made mandatory by government for welfare schemes, says SCWith Aadhaar becoming a common requisite for signing up for a number of services and schemes, the Supreme Court today said that the same cannot be made mandatory for government schemes.
Jan 31, 2017
How can this Budget give a fillip to states' spending on social sectors?The role of states is important with regard to infrastructure, agriculture and social development, so the Union Government should take a strong stance in favour of social sectors and step up its level of spending for these sectors in the coming years
Jul 21, 2013
Not just Bihar: Midday meal scheme plagued by poor quality, bad managementAlthough Bihar is the first such disaster in the project that feeds about 120 million children every day across India, a Reuters review of audit reports and research papers shows officials have long ignored warnings of the lack of oversight and accountability in the programme.