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Oct 14, 2017
Nandan Nilekani says that Aadhaar helped India save $9 billion by preventing misuse of beneficiary welfare schemesNandan Nilekani said lower transaction cost would lead to more inclusion since in India billions of people do paperless and cashless transactions.
Oct 11, 2017
Govt rolls out direct benefit transfer for fertiliser subsidy in seven states/UTsDirect benefit transfer (DBT) being implemented in the case of fertiliser subsidy payment is slightly different from the normal DBT implemented in cooking gas subsidy
Sep 27, 2017
Yingluck Shinawata, ousted Thailand PM sentenced to 5 years in jail for criminal negligenceThailand's top court on Wednesday sentenced ousted premier Yingluck Shinawata to five years in prison for criminal negligence
Sep 26, 2017
Saubhagya scheme: Electricity to all households a positive move, but can Modi govt resist subsidy?It would be interesting to see if any state decides not to subsidise this power supplied to the poor
Sep 26, 2017
Britain's first solar farm to operate without government subsidy opened in east EnglandBritain has a target to meet 15 percent of its energy needs from renewable sources by 2020, up from 8 percent in 2015.
Sep 21, 2017
Govt extends low-cost home subsidy up to Rs 2.50 lakh to units built on private landAs per the new policy, the two PPP models for private investments in affordable housing on private landbanks include extending Central assistance of about Rs 2.50 lakh per unit as interest subsidy on bank loans as upfront payment
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
Sep 06, 2017
Evaluating direct cash transfers Part-I: Problems are for real but most beneficiaries prefer new system to old PDSAs per the evaluation done by JPAL, nearly 20 percent beneficiaries did not get any cash. When people do not get either subsidised food grains or cash to buy it with, even if it is just 1 percent failure, it is cruel
Aug 25, 2017
Swaraj at 70 Part 10: Food sovereignty means democratic control over what we eat, says Jean DrezeJean Dreze's uses his extensive knowledge of the Indian ground realities to expound on the need for food security and its link to Swaraj.
Aug 10, 2017
Mid-year review: Govt capital expenditure to rise 25% to Rs 3.9 lakh cr by FY20Defence outlay alone jumping 22 percent by FY'20