Annashree

  • Direct cash transfers: What money can buy 08-07-2013 12:55 PM

    "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 16-12-2012 04:37 PM

    Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said on Saturday that Rs 600 per month is enough for a family of five to sustain itself. ...