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Apr 03, 2019
Starvation deaths emerge as key poll issue in Jharkhand as ration card woes keep vulnerable groups hungryActivists claim that anomalies in the public distribution system (PDS) in Jharkhand is a major contributor of malnutrition among children in the state, the BJP government in the state, however, denies these allegations
Oct 18, 2018
Telecom operators to erase Aadhaar data if customer gives alternative KYC documents, says COAIThe government Thursday said there is no threat of discontinuation of mobile numbers issued using Aadhaar, following the Supreme Court ruling that barred use of the national biometric ID by private companies.
Oct 08, 2018
Use of Aadhaar in banks, post offices to continue offline; enrolment, updating services norms to remain: UIDAI chief Ajay PandeyThe UIDAI has said that the Supreme Court order restricting use of Aadhaar will have no bearing on enrolment and update services being carried out at banks, post offices and government premises.
Aug 15, 2018
DBT savings of Rs 90,000 cr: Narendra Modi govt must build on this in battle against a leaky welfare delivery systemDid DBT really save the exchequer a colossal Rs 90,000 crore, and was this entirely due to elimination of 6 crore ghost beneficiaries, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Independence Day speech?
May 28, 2018
Narendra Modi’s unfulfilled promises: In 5th year, PM must take a hard look at opaque political funding rulesPrime Minister Narendra Modi's four years in office have never been unexciting as far as the government's reform-intent is concerned
May 18, 2018
Maharashtra govt says farmers to receive funds for irrigation wells, orchards through DBT schemeFarmers will now receive funds for irrigation wells and orchards directly into their bank accounts through the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) method, Maharashtra minister for Employment Guarantee Schemes (EGS), Jaykumar Rawal, said today.
May 07, 2018
Rural Meghalaya’s long road to an ATMThe government must improve power supply, telecoms connectivity to make its digital dreams a reality. Easier ways to deposit and withdraw cash would be welcome.
Feb 19, 2018
NITI Aayog's new monitoring framework a game changer for ministries, says expenditure secretaryThere is some monitoring of large infrastructure projects, but that happens with a lag.
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 24, 2018
Assam's small tea growers get identity card with QR code to enable trading on mobile appThe Tea Board on Wednesday said it has initiated the process of issuance of an identity card with Quick Response Code to the small tea growers of Assam and the first batch of cards was distributed last week in the state's Bongaigaon district.