AIDWA opposes direct cash transfer in Odisha

All India Democratic Women?s Association (AIDWA) has strongly opposed the direct cash transfer (DCT) scheme saying it was aimed at reducing subsidies.

Delhi govt plans to cover 30 L people under cash transfer scheme

Delhi Government has planned to facilitate direct transfer of cash subsidies and other financial assistance to 30 lakh beneficiaries.

Direct cash transfer to curb wastages, leakages: PM

Centre`s ambitious direct cash transfer scheme will help in better targeting of subsidies and reducing delay in delivery of benefits besides curbing wastages and leakages, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said.

Poor Aadhaar penetration can imperil DCT rollout

The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government`s dream scheme DCT rolled out from January 1, 2013 in 43 districts for 26 selected central sector and centrally sponsored schemes in a phase wise manner based on the twin pillars of Aadhaar generation and financial inclusion.

`Andhra results a booster for operating cash transfer scheme`

Aadhar Director General and Mission Director R S Sharma said `direct benefit scheme` could be successful in other parts of country on back of "good" results in East Godavari of Andhra Pradesh.

Hooda launches cash transfer scheme for students

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday launched Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme in Haryana to enable students attend special coaching for higher studies.

Ramesh to launch direct cash transfer scheme in AP district

Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh will launch Aadhar-based direct cash transfer pilot project in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.

Jairam Ramesh to launch direct cash transfer scheme on Jan 2

Union Minister Jairam Ramesh will launch the direct cash transfer scheme from Gollaprollu Mandal of East Godvari district of Andhra Pradesh on January 2.

‘People yet to benefit the DTC scheme in Puducherry’

BJP`s Puduchery unit said a large number of the beneficiaries of various subsidy related schemes were yet to open bank accounts to benefit the DCT scheme.

`Cash transfer only in those districts where readiness fool proof`

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 here on Monday.

Cash transfer good in principle but bad in form: Nitish

Describing direct cash transfer scheme as "good" in principle but "bad" in form as it excludes food and fertiliser, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said he would take up matter with Prime Minister.