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Rahul Gandhi's NYAY a test on fiscal prudence: Economy must be strong enough to bear pressure of Rs 3.6 lakh cr
Business

Rahul Gandhi's NYAY a test on fiscal prudence: Economy must be strong enough to bear pressure of Rs 3.6 lakh cr

If one is in principle okay with a universal basic income approach, then this scheme of minimum income guarantee is a modification of the same where the beneficiaries are not universal but a targeted section.

Rural finance: Delays in cash transfers are pushing troubled beneficiaries into greater debt, poverty
Business

Rural finance: Delays in cash transfers are pushing troubled beneficiaries into greater debt, poverty

In Uttar Pradesh (UP), the meandering journey of direct cash transfers into beneficiaries’ bank accounts is one that’s deeply shrouded in mystery.

Evaluating direct cash transfers Part-II: Correct the mistakes and go ahead, junking PDS reforms wholesale is no solution
Business

Evaluating direct cash transfers Part-II: Correct the mistakes and go ahead, junking PDS reforms wholesale is no solution

Currently, the burden of transitioning to the direct cash transfer system is on the poorest. The burden of change should be on the administration

Modi govt gets Aadhaar Bill passed but not before outsmarting Congress' amendment ploy
Economy

Modi govt gets Aadhaar Bill passed but not before outsmarting Congress' amendment ploy

The Congress and Left could celebrate that it succeeded in forcing their amendments in Aadhaar Bill in Rajya Sabha but only for a few minutes because the Modi government ultimately had the last laugh.

Cutting food subsidy to cash transfer: Panel suggests steps to revamp FCI
Business

Cutting food subsidy to cash transfer: Panel suggests steps to revamp FCI

The eight-member committee, was set up in August 2014 under the chairmanship of BJP MP Shanta Kumar, to recommend a complete overhaul of the way the mammoth organisation, FCI, functions.

Not just cost, Food Bill will make us a nation of beggars
Economy

Not just cost, Food Bill will make us a nation of beggars

If MNREGA at least has the virtue of making the poor consumers with choice, the Food Security Bill will convert the poor into mere supplicants of the state

LPG direct cash transfer scheme launched in Wardha
India

LPG direct cash transfer scheme launched in Wardha

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday launched the Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG (DBTL) scheme in neighbouring Wardha district, about 80 kms from Nagpur.

Direct cash transfer will not lead to misuse, says Montek
Economy

Direct cash transfer will not lead to misuse, says Montek

Enthused by encouraging findings of a UNICEF-SEWA joint study on direct cash transfer, Plan panel Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia today said its implementation in large scale will not lead to any misuse of money.

UPA-II failed to deliver on its promises: Aruna Roy’s report card
India

UPA-II failed to deliver on its promises: Aruna Roy’s report card

After the UPA-II released its self-congratulatory 79-page ‘Report card to the People’, National Advisory Council (NAC) member Aruna Roy has come down heavily on the government.

Direct Cash transfer challenging but will save 0.5% of India GDP: IMF
India

Direct Cash transfer challenging but will save 0.5% of India GDP: IMF

Direct cash transfers, which entail direct payments from the government to recipients, can bring down costs and diversion by phasing out middlemen and complex bureaucracies

Direct cash transfer will curb leakages, says PM
Economy

Direct cash transfer will curb leakages, says PM

The DBT scheme provides for cash transfer of subsidy from the government directly to an Aadhar-linked beneficiary's bank account.

Direct Cash Transfer now covers Amethi, Rae Bareilly, Etawah
Politics

Direct Cash Transfer now covers Amethi, Rae Bareilly, Etawah

The 2014 Lok Sabha polls not being very far away, the inclusion of Rae Bareilly and Amethi districts of Uttar Pradesh, assumes political importance for the Congress.

Direct cash transfer: Taking stock of how it fares
Economy

Direct cash transfer: Taking stock of how it fares

The partial rollout of direct cash transfer has both merits and demerits, an article in the Hindu Business Line has said.

Union budget 2013: Chidu woos Nitish and boos Modi
Economy

Union budget 2013: Chidu woos Nitish and boos Modi

Displaying sharp political acumen, the finance minister wooed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar eloquently.<br /><br /> <br /><br />

Direct cash transfer to kick-off in six Maharashtra districts tomorrow
Economy

Direct cash transfer to kick-off in six Maharashtra districts tomorrow

Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan will launch the scheme in Mumbai and Mumbai Suburban District while guardian ministers of Pune, Nandurbar, Wardha and Amravati will launch it in their respective districts.

Direct Cash Transfer not a complex project: Chidambaram
India

Direct Cash Transfer not a complex project: Chidambaram

Chidambaram said he was confident that the DCT to beneficiaries linking Aadhar linked bank accounts would go on stream successfully on 1 January in Puducherry.

Mamata opposes cash transfer scheme
Economy

Mamata opposes cash transfer scheme

The subsidy amount would be transferred to beneficiaries' bank accounts linked to Aadhaar cards.

West Bengal opposes direct cash transfer, says it will destroy PDS
India

West Bengal opposes direct cash transfer, says it will destroy PDS

"The basic objective of the public distribution system to arrest hunger among the poor will be defeated if the beneficiaries are provided cash instead of cheap food leading to closure of the Food Corporation of India," Minister for Food and Supplies Jyotipriya Mullick said.

Sonia launches major food security scheme of Delhi govt
India

Sonia launches major food security scheme of Delhi govt

The launch of the Dilli Anna Shri Yojna came amid Congress signalling that cash transfer scheme in 51 districts across the country could be the party's trump card in the 2014 elections.

Direct cash transfer can help reduce fiscal deficit: RBI
Economy

Direct cash transfer can help reduce fiscal deficit: RBI

Describing the government's ambitious direct cash transfer scheme as a "powerful tool", Reserve Bank Deputy Governor K C Chakrabarty has said the initiative will help reduce fiscal deficit,