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DBT scheme for LPG subsidy biggest in the world: President

About 75 percent of the 15 crore LPG consumers in the country are getting cash subsidy directly in their bank accounts to help them buy cooking fuel at market price, making it the world's largest direct benefit transfer scheme.

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.

Direct subsidy transfer for LPG launched in 18 districts

The subsidy on LPG cylinders in the districts would be provided directly to consumers in their Aadhar linked bank accounts. Over 67 lakh LPG Consumers in these districts will benefit from the scheme.

Direct cash transfer will not lead to misuse, says Montek

According to Ahluwalia, direct benefit transfer scheme of government will be a game changer and a very important instrument for the financial inclusion of people of the country.

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.

DBT rollout: Rajiv Takru meets bankers

A week after setting June 30 deadline to bankers to set up on-site ATMs to widen the scope of direct cash transfer scheme coverage, a top Finance Ministry official met bankers Wednesday and discussed the way forward for the ambitious scheme.

Direct cash through Aadhaar to save 0.5% of GDP for India: IMF

Integration of direct cash transfer with Aadhaar will take time but the scheme will help Indian government save 0.5 percent of the GDP, International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Monday.

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.

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 Sunday.

'Direct cash transfer can reduce food, fert subsidy by Rs 60k'

Government subsidies on food and fertiliser can be pruned by Rs 60,000 crore in 2013-14 through direct cash transfer system and that will help control huge fiscal deficit as well as food inflation, says a paper.

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.

Union Budget 2013: Direct cash scheme to be extended to entire country

Nearly 11 lakh poor people have benefitted from the Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme which began on January one and will be rolled out throughout the country, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Thursday during his Budget speech in the Lok Sabha.

`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.

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.

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.

CACP seeks cash transfer in lieu of food, fertiliser subsidies

Government's advisory body on farm prices CACP on Wednesday suggested direct cash transfer to beneficiaries in order to rationalise food and fertiliser subsidies, which could rise to Rs 2,00,000 crore next fiscal.

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, a senior official said on Wednesday.

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.