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No legal basis required for using Aadhaar for DBT: Montek

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 00:07

Earlier this year, the government had suspended the ambitious scheme to pay LPG subsidy in cash to consumers directly.

RBI panel for raising PSL cap to 50%; favours DBT to farmers

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 21:45

It further said that districts and sectors should be weight-based on the difficulty in lending as far as PSL is concerned.

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 for LPG to be extended to 289 districts by Jan 1

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 13:35

After the success of the pilot programme in 20 districts, the scheme to pay domestic cooking gas (LPG) consumers cash subsidy will be extended to 289 districts in the country by 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.

`Ministerial meets to re-engineer DBT schemes under process`

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 16:23

Inter-ministerial consultations on a draft cabinet note on re-engineering of schemes under DBT scheme regarding flow of funds directly to beneficiaries is under the process, Parliament was informed today.

PM to meet ministries on July 30 on DBT implementation

Last Updated: Sunday, July 28, 2013, 12:50

To be attended by Finance Minister P Chidambaram, the meeting is likely to discuss the contours of the scheme and streamlining the transfer of LPG subsidy through the Aadhaar platform.

DBT rollout: Key dept shifted from PlanCom to Finance Ministry

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 21:52

Keen to hasten the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday shifted a key department overseeing its implementation from the Planning Commission to the Finance Ministry for "better coordination" and "resolution of inter-ministerial issues".

LPG users get Rs 91 crore direct subsidy since June 1 DBT launch

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 16:50

Under the scheme launched on June 1, consumers get Rs 435 in their bank accounts when they book an LPG cylinder.

Depts rolling out DBT to be exempt from expenditure cap: FinMin

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 23:06

The Finance Ministry Wednesday said the government departments which have rolled out scholarships or schemes under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) will be exempted from the expenditure cap in January-March quarter.