DIRECT BENEFIT TRANSFER SCHEME

  • Aadhar not must for LPG subsidy under modified DBT October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Cooking gas (LPG) consumers will be able to get subsidy directly in their bank accounts from November 15 even if they don't have Aadhar numbers, as the government will re-launch the Modified Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme. The scheme will be initially re-launched in 54 districts from mid-November and...
  • Government plans to give LPG subsidy in cash April 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The government is planning to start transferring the subsidy for cooking gas in cash under the direct benefit transfer scheme, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Saturday. Addressing a media conference in Delhi, Chidambaram said he would soon meet Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily and sort out the issues...
  • Linking Aadhar to Direct Benefit Scheme a mistake: Aruna Roy February 28, 2013

    The Direct Benefit Transfer initiative of the government came in for discussion and scrutiny in Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council on February 26. Nandan Nilekani, Chairperson of UIDAI, sought to assure members that Aadhar will not become a tool for exclusion. After the meeting Aruna Roy, one of the foremost...