Jharkhand has become the first state in the country to implement Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) in Kerosene in four identified districts namely, Chatra, Hazaribagh, Khunti and Jantara from 1st October, 2016. Under the DBTK Scheme, PDS kerosene is being sold at non-subsidised price, and, subsidy, as admissible, is being transferred to consumers directly into their bank accounts. This initiative of the governments is aimed at rationalising subsidy, based on the approach to cut subsidy leakages but not subsidy per se.
As on date, 400 schemes from 56 Ministries/ Departments are being implemented under Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) Scheme.This information was given by Pon Radhakrishnan, … [ Read more ]
Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Shipping, Road Transport & Highways, Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya, in a written reply in Rajya Sabha, … [ Read more ]
Steps taken by the Government to ensure timely release of funds for Tribal education are as follows: All Scheme Guidelines are placed on the … [ Read more ]
New Delhi: Government is implementing the Digital India programme to transform the country into a digitally empowered and knowledge economy so that various services … [ Read more ]