Aadhar not mandatory for availing of subsidies: Govt

Aadhaar card is not mandatory to avail of subsidies under government schemes including on domestic cooking gas, the government today said in the Rajya Sabha.

MP govt announces subsidies for power consumers

The Madhya Pradesh government has decided
to give a subsidy totalling Rs 1,776 crore on the tariff fixed
by the Electricity Regulatory Commission this fiscal to
provide relief to power consumers in some categories.

Punjab govt would continue subsidies: Sukhbir

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister
Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday said the SAD-BJP government would
continue with subsidies until the economy of debt-ridden farm
community.

After recovery, phase out subsidies: IMF to India

IMF has asked India to phase out subsidies and introduce market-based pricing for petroleum products following its rapid recovery from the global financial crisis.

ONGC to pay Rs 3,497 cr fuel subsidy in Q3

Oil and Natural Gas Corp, India`s largest oil and gas producer, will bear Rs 3,497 crore fuel subsidy in the third quarter ended December 31, 2009.

State-run oil firms to get Rs.12,000 crore as subsidy

State-run oil marketing companies will get around Rs.12,000 crore from the central government as subsidies, less than half of the Rs 31,700 crore sought by the petroleum ministry, a government official said Friday.

Divert subsidies to improve rural infrastructure: Montek

The Planning Commission has said the amount being spent on power and fertiliser subsidies can be better utilised to improve agriculture infrastructure.

Autonomous institutes to hike tuition fee, remove subsidies

Autonomous educational
institutions are planning to take a slew of measures
including increasing tuition fee and charging user fee for
internet as the government has asked them to generate
additional resources from students.