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Direct cash transfers improved quality of life: Study

Implemented in 2011 and 2012, the pilot project was designed to test the feasibility and assess the impact of universal unconditional cash grants on households, individuals and communities.

MNREGA will help implement direct benefit transfers: PM

The use of information technology in MNREGA at many levels has helped making governance better and increase accountability and transparency in government work, he said.

TN expresses reservations over Cash Transfer scheme

Tamil Nadu Wednesday expressed "serious reservations" about the Centre`s Cash Transfer scheme and asked the UPA government to "think beyond administrative convenience."

Cash transfer per se may not impact on inflation

Will the government's direct cash transfer scheme fuel inflation? This will depend on how it is financed, India's chief statistician said Tuesday.

Cash transfer scheme is not a magic wand, problems exist: Ramesh

The direct cash transfer scheme is not a "jaadu ki chhadi" (magic wand) to reform a "broken down" delivery system and problems are there in its implementation, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh said Sunday.

Ramesh launches cash transfer scheme in Andhra district

Union Minister Jairam Ramesh launched the Aadhar-enabled Direct Benefits Transfer Scheme for MGNREGP and Social Security Pensions at Gollaprolu village.

CPI(M) questions legality of cash transfer scheme

CPI(M) has questioned the legality of the government`s cash transfer scheme, saying the law on which the programme is based has not yet been passed by Parliament.

Cash transfer scheme rolls out in Delhi

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit launched the centrally-sponsored Aadhaar-enabled direct cash transfer scheme being implemented in North West and North East districts.

Govt launches cash transfer scheme in 20 districts

The government Tuesday launched its scaled down Cash Transfer Benefit (CBT) in 20 districts, including two in the national capital, with a view to provide cash benefits to needy people.

Direct cash transfer in 20 districts from today

Chidambaram said the direct cash benefit transfer will be rolled out in whole country by the end of 2013.

FM asks banks to gear up for Cash Transfer Scheme roll out

Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday asked banks to gear up for implementation of the ambitious cash transfer scheme, which seeks to transfer money directly into beneficiary accounts in 51 districts from January 1.

Aadhar, bank account mandatory for Direct Cash Transfer

Money will be transfered to beneficiaries of Direct Cash Transfer scheme only when they provide Aadhar card and bank account number by the cut-off date in 30-35 districts which are expected to be ready for the roll out on January one.

Cash transfer scheme: PM to hold meeting today

With only a fortnight left for rollout of the ambitious Direct Cash Transfer programme, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will hold a meeting with ministers concerned on Tuesday to review its preparations.

'Cash transfer only in those districts where fool-proof is ready'

The government's ambitious direct cash transfer scheme would be rolled out only in those districts where preparations are fool-proof, a Finance Ministry official said Monday.

Mamata Banerjee opposes cash transfer scheme

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday strongly opposed Centre`s cash transfer scheme, saying the poor will not get the money as there is no mechanism to implement it.

`Direct benefits transfer scheme appreciated by people`

Minister of State in the PMO V Narayanasamy on Sunday said the planned direct cash transfer scheme to be rolled out from January 1, 2013 has been welcomed by people for its advantageous features.

Cash transfer scheme to eliminate middlemen: FM

He also asked banks to open as many new accounts as were needed to make the scheme far-reaching in its impact.

Rahul signals cash scheme could be Cong trump card in 2014: Ramesh

Jairam Ramesh also quoted Rahul Gandhi as saying that "your money in your hand is an effective instrument of Congress and the government to fight against corruption."

Govt should not use cash transfer as Congress scheme: BJP

BJP cautioned government against using cash transfer issue as a Congress scheme and alleged it is making a mockery of Election Commission by going ahead with policy despite warning from poll panel.

PlanComm reviews cash transfer scheme roll-out plan

The Planning Commission Tuesday reviewed preparedness of the cash transfer scheme through video conferencing ahead of its roll out in 43 districts of the country from January 1.