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Rs 2,000 cr given as LPG subsidy under DBT till Dec

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 12:27

The government has transferred Rs 2,000 crore into 6.6 crore accounts as LPG subsidy till December 2013 under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme.

Rs 2,000 cr sent to accounts of 40 mn consumers under DBT LPG

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 23:39

Subsidy on LPG cylinders is being provided directly to consumers in their Aadhaar linked bank accounts.

Rs 480 cr transferred to beneficiary through DBT since Jan 1

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 19:38

The government Tuesday said Rs 480 crore has been transferred so far into about nine million accounts under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme which was kicked off on January 1.

DBT scheme for LPG consumers likely to cover 289 districts by Jan 2014

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 23:45

Over five million transactions have taken place and over Rs 200 crore has been transferred to 2.3 million consumers under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme for LPG consumers which is existing in 20 districts, and the total coverage is expected to be 289 districts by January 1, 2014.

DBT scheme to check LPG misuse, reduce subsidy burden: Lakshmi

Last Updated: Saturday, June 01, 2013, 15:37

Lakshmi said use of commercial LPG cylinders increased by 16 percent due to reduction in diversion of domestic gas.

Jaya asks PM not to operationalise DBT scheme in TN

Last Updated: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 22:10

The Tamil Nadu chief Minister Jayalalithaa today said the scheme in its present form should "not be operationalised" in the state as it is an "infringement" on the authority of state governments.

FinMin asks banks to get ready for 2nd phase of DBT scheme

Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 14:47

With government set to launch the second phase of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme, Finance Ministry has asked PSU banks to put in place robust automated systems to ensure that the beneficiaries list does not undergo any changes.

Solan, Kullu to be covered under DBT scheme from July

Last Updated: Friday, April 12, 2013, 23:37

Solan and Kullu districts of HP would be covered under Direct Bank Transfer Scheme from July in addition to Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Mandi and Una districts that have already been included in the scheme.

Need robust monitoring of DBT scheme: PMO to ministries

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 09, 2013, 16:37

The Prime Minister's Principal Secretary Pulok Chatterji has written to Secretaries on roll out of Phase-II of DBT beginning July one, emphasising the need for digitisation of databases and re-engineering of funds flow to ensure transfer of funds to beneficiaries and real-time monitoring.

Economic Survey: DBT scheme not to substitute for delivery of public services

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 18:29

"The DBT scheme will not substitute entirely for delivery of public services for now. It will replace neither food and kerosene subsidies under the TPDS nor fertiliser subsidies," it said.

DBT scheme aimed at `luring` voters: Harsimrat

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 01, 2013, 20:36

SAD MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal said the UPA government wanted to "lure voters" through cash transfer scheme for the next Lok Sabha elections.