Welfare schemes

Nitin Gadkari warns any cut in fuel prices could impact welfare schemes

Nitin Gadkari warns any cut in fuel prices could impact welfare schemes

Gadkari had once said automakers making petrol and diesel cars would soon face the music. He now says if petrol and diesel are subsidised, toh gadbad ho jayega.

May 24, 2018, 07:14 AM IST
Deadline to link Aadhaar to welfare schemes extended to June 30

Deadline to link Aadhaar to welfare schemes extended to June 30

On December 15, 2017, the apex court had extended till March 31, 2018, the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar with various services and welfare schemes.

Mar 28, 2018, 19:04 PM IST
Corrupt babus may face compulsory retirement: Yogi Adityanath

Corrupt babus may face compulsory retirement: Yogi Adityanath

Warning officials against laxity in implementation of welfare schemes, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said today that properties of those cheating the poor would be seized and they will face compulsory retirement.

Nov 21, 2017, 18:53 PM IST
Welfare schemes not effectively formulated despite spending thousands of crores: SC

Welfare schemes not effectively formulated despite spending thousands of crores: SC

SC on Wednesday asked the Centre as to why it has formulated welfare schemes when these were not effectively implemented.

Nov 08, 2017, 23:28 PM IST

UBI can work only if welfare schemes are phased out: CEA

The radical idea of giving free money under a universal basic income plan to reduce poverty can work in India only if the plethora of welfare schemes are phased out, Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian has said.

 

Apr 19, 2017, 16:10 PM IST

BJP to make Odisha as laboratory for welfare schemes: Dharmendra Pradhan

The BJP on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to make Odisha the laboratory of welfare schemes for the poor.

Apr 14, 2017, 19:59 PM IST

Gujarat Assembly panel recommends separate crematoriums for Dalits

The Scheduled Castes Welfare Committee of Gujarat Assembly today suggested that the state Government should build separate crematoriums for Dalits in those villages where the community is still facing problems.

Mar 20, 2017, 21:18 PM IST
Supreme Court refuses to modify order restricting use of Aadhar cards

Supreme Court refuses to modify order restricting use of Aadhar cards

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to modify its interim order and allow bodies like RBI and SEBI and some states to allow voluntary use of Aadhar card for welfare schemes other than the public distribution system (PDS) and LPG schemes.

Oct 07, 2015, 18:11 PM IST
Aadhar card won't be extended to more services for now, says SC

Aadhar card won't be extended to more services for now, says SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to relax its order to allow voluntary use of Aadhar card for some welfare schemes at this stage.

Oct 07, 2015, 14:34 PM IST

Mehbooba urges people to take advantage of key welfare schemes

Ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said the present government in Jammu and Kashmir has to make a fresh beginning to pull the state out of the "morass" and revive the process of political reconciliation, economic rejuvenation and social emancipation.

Aug 30, 2015, 17:43 PM IST

Kerala actors body plans fund-raising for welfare schemes

The new office-bearers of the Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes (AMMA) are mulling ways to raise funds to continue their monthly pension scheme for ailing artistes, said its president Innocent on Sunday.

Jun 28, 2015, 19:40 PM IST

Why cut in allocation of welfare schemes, Cong to NDA govt

The Congress on Tuesday sought to know the reason behind cut in the allocation for different welfare schemes despite BJP-led NDA government's claim of having earned Rs 3 lakh crore from the auction of 29 coal blocks alone.

May 26, 2015, 21:19 PM IST

BJP govt cut funds to welfare schemes, favoured corporates: Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram has charged the BJP government with cutting funds to the tune of Rs 75,000 crore for various welfare schemes, including the noon meal scheme and Indira Group House scheme.

Mar 22, 2015, 23:57 PM IST

Maharashtra govt committed for development of tribals: Governor

The state government is committed towards the development of tribals and the community members must avail full benefit of the state-run welfare schemes, Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao said.

Mar 04, 2015, 12:30 PM IST

Karnataka governor hails state welfare schemes on Republic Day

Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala Monday lauded the Congress-led state government for launching many welfare schemes and public services like Mobile One project across the state on the occasion of 66th Republic Day.

Jan 26, 2015, 17:37 PM IST

Govt constantly monitors utilisation of welfare schemes

The government on Friday said it constantly monitors implementation of welfare schemes with the state governments and implementing agencies to improve utilisation of allocated funds.

Dec 19, 2014, 15:31 PM IST

Construction workers in Gujarat deprived of welfare, says CAG

The Gujarat Government failed to conduct any survey to identify or register construction workers which led to a situation where they were deprived of welfare schemes, a recent report by the CAG said.

Jul 28, 2014, 00:23 AM IST

YSR congress chief asks why TDP did not implement welfare schemes

YSR Congress president YS Jaganmohan Reddy questioned here on Tuesday, about why Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president Chandrababu Naidu had not implemented welfare schemes he had promised.

Apr 29, 2014, 19:06 PM IST

BJP looking to shut down welfare schemes, says Cong

Hitting out at BJP over remarks by one of its leaders that the rural job scheme had made people "impotent" and not interested to work, Congress on day sought an apology from the Opposition party saying that the comments reflected its mindset of shutting down all welfare measures.

Jan 29, 2014, 18:47 PM IST

EC curb on surrogate ads by five poll-bound states

To curb surrogate advertising of central or state schemes by governments in the five poll-bound states, the EC has written to all Chief Secretaries and the Cabinet Secretary directing them not to advertise such welfare schemes.

Oct 11, 2013, 21:33 PM IST

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