Will welfare schemes win votes for UPA?
An analysis of Brazil’s last three elections suggests that peopleÃ”Ã‡Ãªdo vote for parties for such initiatives, but only when …
Direct Cash Transfer scheme begins on low key
Government scales down UID-linked scheme to 248,000 people in 20 districts
Will cash transfer check migration?
India needs to be cautious as experience shows it can backfire
Union Budget 2020-21: Not one to double farmers' income
Last year's allocartion goes unspent; this year's raise less than 3%
UBI can be a game changer
Experiments carried out in Indore have shown positive behavioural changes among people
Last ditch attempt
UPA gives sops under MGNREGS to attract rural voters ahead of elections
Andhra Pradesh, Haryana try to ease farmer distress with some cash
Jaganmohan Reddy govt fulfills electoral promise; ML Khattar govt announces cash assistance in run up to state polls
Dash for cash
Government unprepared but goes ahead with direct cash transfer
Cash transfers do not benefit
Jitendra visited three districts in Rajasthan to meet people who are supposed beneficiaries of UPA government’s much-touted Direct Benefit …
Budget 2020-21: Will MGNREGA become an overarching rural development scheme
The upcoming budget will see many schemes being brought under the rural employment prtogramme; a direct cash transfer may be declared to top this up
'Social protection: a safety net for agricultural households'
In the run up to World Food Day on October 16, a Food and Agriculture Organization report focuses on the role of social protection in …
COVID-19 relief didn’t reach Jan Dhan a/cs of many women: Survey
At least 12,500 women Jan Dhan account holders across 13 states were surveyed; 16% reported their Jan Dhan accounts were either not operational, …