Direct Cash Transfer Scheme

Last Updated: Thursday 17 September 2015

The government has announced direct cash transfer of subsidies to beneficiaries with January 1 as the deadline for rolling out the scheme in 51 districts. But is that the cure for in-kind schemes like the food public distribution system that is in a shambles? DTE looks at various aspects of direct cash transfers

  The government has a plan to reach welfare to the poor without wasting money.   Down To Earth  
  Biometric-based unique identity or Aadhaar is leading to huge problems for people working for the rural employment guarantee scheme   Down To Earth  
  Reaching food to people who need it the most has remained one of the most stubborn problems in India.   Down To Earth  
  Cash transfer is effective only if basic services are in place   Down To Earth  





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