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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.
Nov 23, 2017
Much of opposition to Aadhaar on grounds of privacy is a mere nuisance, says Union minister KJ AlphonsMuch of the opposition to the use of Aadhaar cards for delivering government services on grounds of privacy being violated is a mere nuisance, KJ Alphons said
Nov 22, 2017
Maharashtra govt to sell tur dal at subsidised Rs 55 a kilo through PDS systemYellow, saffron and white card holders can buy tur dal buy from rationing shops.
Oct 26, 2017
After Jharkhand girl's death, Centre asks states not to deny PDS food to poor sans AadhaarStates and Union Territories will have to make arrangements to provide Aadhaar enrolment facilities to those without Aadhaar and link their Aadhaar numbers with ration card
Oct 21, 2017
Mother of Jharkhand child who starved to death thrown out for 'defaming' villageThe mother of an 11-year-old girl, who allegedly died due to starvation on September 28, was on Saturday thrown out of her village in Jharkhand's Simdega district.