Direct Benefit Transfer

Government to procure Kashmiri apples, pay farmers via Direct Benefit Transfer

The government has decided that procurement will be made directly from genuine apple growers, to ensure that there are no middlemen involved taking a commission.

published on : 10th September 2019

Odisha farmers upset over delay in release of fund

Local horticulture officials, however, said the State level authorities are empowered to release the funds.

published on : 30th August 2019

Deposits in Jan Dhan accounts cross Rs 1 lakh crore

The total balance in over 36.06 crores Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana accounts was at Rs 1,00,495.94 crore as on July 3.

published on : 10th July 2019

Reserve Bank of India-backed study finds Aadhaar sitting duck for cyber criminals

The study raised concerns related to Aadhaar, including access to those in the bottom of the pyramid, quality of authentication, unclear financial benefits and security concerns.

published on : 10th January 2018