78 More Districts Brought Under DBT


The list of 78 district that will be rolled out in the second phase of the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme from July 1, 2013 was cleared by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on April 5. DBT will now be expanded to those states where biometrics are being collected under the National Population Register. These include Odisha, West Bengal, UP, Uttarakhand, … [Read more...]

Advantages Of Adhar-Enabled Services

Adhar-Enabled Services

The direct cash transfer (DCT) has been rolled out in 51 districts, starting January 1, 2013.  It will later be extended to 18 states by April 1, 2013 and the rest by April 1, 2014 (or earlier).  Presently, 34 schemes have been identified in 43 districts to implement the DCT programme. Important schemes being covered under DCT are Mahatma Gandhi … [Read more...]

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PM Unveils Cash Transfer Scheme


On November 26, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh unvailed direct cash transfer scheme and asked concerned Ministries for its successful implementation for the benefit of the poor sections. Prime Minister also held a meeting of cash transfer committee to review the progress of the scheme which aims to check pilferage and corruption in distribution of … [Read more...]