Cash Transfer Scheme

  • Mamata questions UPA's hurry to pass Food Security Bill 04-06-2013 05:58 AM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday questioned the Congress-led UPA government on its "hurriedness" to pass the National Food Security Bill. "A special session of parliament is reportedly being convened shortly to consider and pass the National Food Security Bill. Is this the right time for UPA-II...
  • Direct cash transfer: UPA faces opposition from within 01-01-2013 09:19 AM

    Sources say that many ministers opposed the scheme fearing that the hiccups in the scheme could hurt the party in the Lok Sabha polls. ...
  • The Last Word: Is government ready for cash transfers? 29-11-2012 11:17 PM

    The benefits of the cash transfer scheme to be rolled-out from January 1 in 51 districts will reach the intended beneficiary only by February-March, said Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahlwualia. ...
  • Is the UPA's cash transfer scheme a poll game changer? 27-11-2012 11:44 PM

    Referring to the modus operandi of the scheme, Chidambaram said that subsidies would directly be credited to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries. ...