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Jul 21, 2018
Rural finance: Delays in cash transfers are pushing troubled beneficiaries into greater debt, povertyIn Uttar Pradesh (UP), the meandering journey of direct cash transfers into beneficiaries’ bank accounts is one that’s deeply shrouded in mystery.
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
Mar 17, 2016
Modi govt gets Aadhaar Bill passed but not before outsmarting Congress' amendment ployThe 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.
Jan 22, 2015
Cutting food subsidy to cash transfer: Panel suggests steps to revamp FCIThe 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.
Jun 08, 2013
Not just cost, Food Bill will make us a nation of beggarsIf 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
Jun 01, 2013
LPG direct cash transfer scheme launched in WardhaMaharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday launched the Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG (DBTL) scheme in neighbouring Wardha district, about 80 kms from Nagpur.
May 30, 2013
Direct cash transfer will not lead to misuse, says MontekEnthused 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.
May 25, 2013
UPA-II failed to deliver on its promises: Aruna Roy’s report cardAfter 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.
Apr 29, 2013
Direct Cash transfer challenging but will save 0.5% of India GDP: IMFDirect cash transfers, which entail direct payments from the government to recipients, can bring down costs and diversion by phasing out middlemen and complex bureaucracies
Apr 22, 2013
Direct cash transfer will curb leakages, says PMThe DBT scheme provides for cash transfer of subsidy from the government directly to an Aadhar-linked beneficiary's bank account.