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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?
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.
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
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.
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