Unprepared AP gears up for LPG subsidy

In Andhra Pradesh, the Aadhar based Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme is supposed to be launched as a pilot project in 5 districts. This implementation may prevent majority of people from getting their share of subsidies on LPG cylinders. The reason behind this is...

LPG subsidy through DBT very soon

It seems that the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme of the government is finally going to be implemented in the country. As per the latest plans formulated by the central government, this DBT scheme based on Aadhaar card is going to offer LPG subsidy to 14 crore...

LPG subsidy begins in India

There is finally a sigh of relief for the government as well as for the citizens of India. Under the much awaited Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme based on Aadhar card, an amount of Rs. 1.64 crore was transferred into the Aadhaar linked bank accounts of the 37,...

Banks unhappy with zero balance accounts for DBT

In the latest from the capital, the Delhi government has informed the Planning Commission that they are facing problems in implementing the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme in the state i.e. in transferring benefits directly into the bank accounts of the...

DBT scheme to be implemented soon: FM

The honourable Union Finance Minister of India, Mr. P Chidambaram recently announced the Union Budget for the financial year 2013 to 2014. During the ceremony, he announced that during this term of the United Progressive Alliance i.e. the UPA government, the Direct...

Direct Cash Transfer Scheme cannot be implemented in West Bengal

Aadhaar card based DCT scheme cannot be implemented in West Bengal. The main reason that it can’t be implemented is that very less population of West Bengal, approximately 19% have been enrolled for aadhaar card till date. More population is needed to be enrolled so...