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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)
Apr 18, 2017
Organic fertilisers key to higher productivity, but weaning farmers from 'right chemicals' an issueIf the government starts using its subsidy to make chemical fertilisers companies build distributed model for manufacturing and distributing organic fertiliser, the country will benefit
Mar 29, 2017
Direct benefit transfer leads to Rs 34,000 cr savings for govt: FinMinThe DBT programme, a major reform initiative to check leakages of welfare funds, was launched on January 1, 2013.
Mar 27, 2017
Junk the chemical fertiliser subsidy policy; it's time now to incentivise farmers for using organic fertilisersThe time has come to junk the chemical fertiliser subsidy policy in a phased manner and wean the farmer away from it
Mar 24, 2017
Why India's timid system is proving to be a big challenge for Modi's audacious reform pathThe system needs to define the real problem and makes independent choices of its own. Otherwise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s efforts to usher in reforms will be waylaid by the same lobbies that have been holding back the progress
Mar 23, 2017
Interest subsidy scheme for housing gives preference to women: 10 points to knowThe scheme has a preference for women with "overriding preference to widows, single working women, persons belonging to scheduled castes and scheduled tribes, backward classes, differently abled and transgender people"
Mar 08, 2017
Aadhaar now a must for poor women to get free LPG connectionThe government had last year launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to provide 5 crore poor women with free LPG connections in three years with a view to providing clean cooking fuel.
Mar 06, 2017
Mandatory Aadhaar for welfare is fine but govt should address privacy, connectivity issues firstThe Aadhaar project has its uses, certainly, but it is time for some stock-taking of its implementation, including concerns about its creep
Mar 02, 2017
Delhi MCD schools fail to meet RTE guidelines, show cases in Delhi HCDespite Delhi government’s doubling of the education budget, many municipal schools have failed to provide school uniforms and writing materials to students as required under the Right to Education Act, show three cases filed in the Delhi High Court.