Annashree

  • Direct cash transfers: What money can buy July 8, 2013

    "Lottery si lag gayi [it's as if I have won a lottery]," says Nagina, a beneficiary of the Delhi government's Annashree scheme, which gives poor families without access to ration shops Rs 600 a month, no questions asked. This is the difference between the subsidised price of food sold through...
  • Sheila Dikshit's comment an insult to the poor: Ramdev December 16, 2012

    Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said on Saturday that Rs 600 per month is enough for a family of five to sustain itself. ...
  • Rs 600 per month enough to feed family of 5: Dikshit December 16, 2012

    New Delhi: In a statement smacking of utter disregard for the poor, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said on Saturday that Rs 600 per month is enough for a family of five to sustain itself. "In Rs 600, he would get dal, rice and wheat. A family of five can...