Union Budget 2020-21: Not one to double farmers' income
Last year's allocartion goes unspent; this year's raise less than 3%
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
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
UBI can be a game changer
Experiments carried out in Indore have shown positive behavioural changes among people
'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 …
Dash for cash
Government unprepared but goes ahead with direct cash transfer
Last ditch attempt
UPA gives sops under MGNREGS to attract rural voters ahead of elections
Direct Cash Transfer scheme begins on low key
Government scales down UID-linked scheme to 248,000 people in 20 districts
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 …
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 …
Will cash transfer check migration?
India needs to be cautious as experience shows it can backfire