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The UPA government launched the direct cash benefit transfer scheme with political motives and without preparation, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday, causing an uproar in the house.
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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.
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"There is nothing wrong in welfare scheme funds going directly to accounts of beneficiaries without middlemen and pilferage," he said.
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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.
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Tamil Nadu Wednesday expressed "serious reservations" about the Centre`s Cash Transfer scheme and asked the UPA government to "think beyond administrative convenience."
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Delhi Government on Friday announced that it would add all nine centrally-sponsored schemes relevant to the capital on the Aadhar-enable Direct Cash Transfer scheme by April this year.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 08, 2013, 15:38
Will the government's direct cash transfer scheme fuel inflation? This will depend on how it is financed, India's chief statistician said Tuesday.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 06, 2013, 17:58
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.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 06, 2013, 11:44
Union Minister Jairam Ramesh launched the Aadhar-enabled Direct Benefits Transfer Scheme for MGNREGP and Social Security Pensions at Gollaprolu village.
Last Updated: Friday, January 04, 2013, 16:28
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.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 01, 2013, 22:50
Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit launched the centrally-sponsored Aadhaar-enabled direct cash transfer scheme being implemented in North West and North East districts.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 01, 2013, 22:47
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.
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