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Jharkhand: Pilot project for Direct Benefit Transfer withdrawn 10 months after launch

The state government directed the Deputy Commissioner Wednesday to take steps for reverting to the old system.

RBI: Aadhaar not mandatory for DBT scheme

World Bank hailed the Aadhaar ID saying the initiative is estimated to be saving the government about $1 billion annually by curbing corruption.


‘Merge schemes, abolish plan and non-plan expenditure’

Expenditure Reforms Commission bats for DBT to cover all subsidies.

Govt likely to review inclusion of kerosene in DBT scheme

Project could be gradually introduced across the country.

Direct Benefits Transfer scheme finds no place in Cong’s campaign

According to sources, DBT barely figured in the party’s manifesto consultation process or during discussions.

Don’t deny work over Aadhaar card, govt tells states

The project has been plagued by problems such as low rate of enrolment.


March 15 new deadline for Aadhaar link with accounts

The Congress-led UPA launched the DBT scheme, which aims at eliminating middlemen and ensuring money reaches directly to bank accounts of beneficiaries.

Direct transfer of benefits,if any,to BJP state govt

The USB works to the bank’s advantage as it does not have to spend on infrastructure.

Slow Aadhaar registration hinders direct benefit transfers

The districts where the scheme was launched on July 1 are Anand,Bhavnagar,Mehsana and Navsari

Rate cuts top agenda at Chidambaram’s meet with PSB chiefs

Finance minister P Chidambaram is set to meet public sector bank (PSB) chiefs on June 26 and take up issues including lending to infrastructure sector and the reasons why the lenders are not passing on to borrowers the benefits of rate cuts.