Aadhaar-DBT turning into a big NDA success story

Disbursal of Rs 61,000 crore through direct benefit transfer (DBT) window in FY16 shows that the scheme is working well at the ground level.

Widen scope of DBT scheme: Centre tells secretaries, states

It has been realised that the scope of the DBT can be expanded to include all welfare or subsidy schemes operated by the ministries and departments of government of India

Column: Clearing the air on DBTL’s impact

The Rs 12,700-crore figure indicated potential savings, not the actual in FY15

States raise red flag on Centre’s move to monitor funds online

The upcoming Budget is likely to feature an announcement on rolling out the system across all states by the next financial year.

DBT to strengthen international linkages for research on infectious diseases and vaccine development

Initiates partnership proposal for research on human infectious diseases with Infect-ERA NET A future strategy for Indo – US Vaccine Action Programme (VAP) was discussed at a joint working group recently held in New Delhi,

7 Gujarat districts selected for kerosene DBT pilot project: Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today informed the Gujarat government that seven districts in the state had been included in the pilot project of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) of kerosene subsidy.

Post Bank likely to handle DBT schemes

The entire direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme for distribution of government subsidy is likely to be handled by the Post Bank -- the new payments bank which will be under the Department of Posts.

Union territories script success story of cash food subsidy

Beneficiaries in Chandigarh, an early mover in cash transfers, give a thumbs up to new scheme

‘LPG subsidy transfer: Centre’s savings not more than Rs 143 cr, while it claims Rs 12,700 cr’

'Based on sales and subsidy levels for 2014-15, savings of Rs 12,700 crore are estimated from DBT in LPG,' said Arvind Subramanian, chief economic adviser to the finance ministry on Thursday at a UNDP conference.

Bankers want Centre to pay DBT commission on time: ICICI Bank’s Chanda Kochhar

Bankers today urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitely to release on time the commissions paid to them for Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) transactions.

Centre’s April-July subsidy spend rises 7.4%

Expenditure on food, fertiliser and fuel subsidies increases to R89,793 cr as govt liberally pays up arrears

Editorial: Electrifying DBT

Using it for electricity subsidies is a great idea

Andhra Pradesh plugs PDS leakage through electronic model

Even as the implementation of the Centre’s direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme is being staggered with complete rollout achieved only for distributing the subsidy on LPG for domestic use, some states are taking the lead in

Editorial: Fertiliser fix

Even pilot DBT projects make little headway

Direct Benefit Transfer a game changer: Arvind Subramanian

Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian on Thursday described the government's direct benefit transfer (DBT) as a "game changer" for India.


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