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Jun 05, 2018
Jharkhand reports two deaths due to starvation in three days, Chief Minister Raghubar Das order probeTwo women have died due to starvation in Jharkhand in the last three days, prompting Chief Minister Raghbar Das to order a probe.
Jun 04, 2018
Jharkhand shocker: 58-year-old woman starves to death in Dumri after family failed to obtain ration cardA woman allegedly starved to death in Jharkhand's Mangargaddi village in Dumri because her family could not obtain a ration card that assures access to the subsidised ration through government's Public Distribution System, according to several media reports.
May 30, 2018
Odisha govt asks 30 district officials to stock adequate food items in flood-prone areas before monsoonAhead of the onset of the monsoon, the Odisha government has asked all the 30 district officials to be prepared for the possible flood and stock adequate food grains in remote areas which are prone to flood, official sources said on Wednesday.
May 23, 2018
Aadhaar misuse: As many as 164 UID related frauds reported since 2011; highest in 2018, reveals dataIn the six years since the launch of the Aadhaar programme in September 2011, 164 cases of forged or fake Aadhaar numbers and Aadhaar-related banking frauds have been reported
Apr 06, 2018
PDS scheme's distribution issues flagged in CAG report not addressed by Delhi government: L-GIssues in the identification of beneficiaries for PDS scheme, as pointed out by the CAG report, were not addressed by the Delhi govt, L-G's office said.
Apr 04, 2018
CAG report reveals lapses in Delhi govt, flags fodder scam-like irregularities in PDS; Arvind Kejriwal promises probeThe Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has revealed several irregularities across departments under the Aam admi Party-led Delhi government, increasing troubles for the party which rose to power on its anti-corruption plank.
Apr 02, 2018
Rising prices of grains, digitisation of PDS records pose challenges for the poor to avail foodThe prices of rice, wheat and pulses have been rising steadily making it more difficult for the poor to buy grain at market price.
Mar 07, 2018
Aadhaar mandatory linking to services and welfare schemes may extend beyond 31 March, Centre tells SCThe deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar may be further extended beyond 31 March.
Feb 10, 2018
UIDAI says no essential service or benefit can be denied due for want of Aadhaar numberUIDAI said no essential service or benefit like medical facility, school admission or ration through PDS can be denied for want of Aadhaar number.
Jan 09, 2018
Despite Centre's Aadhaar push, its benefits for poor are unclear and impact on PDS is not fully known, claims RBI reportThe benefits of Aadhaar, India’s biometrics-based unique national identity system–the world’s largest–are unclear and the impact of direct benefit transfers it will be used to deliver to the poor is not studied enough, a new study published by an arm of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has concluded.