• Tag results for welfare_scheme

If Jharkhand goes hungry, New Delhi must know why

In an interview with TNIE, economist Jeanb Dreze says Centre is increasingly taking control of social programmes, but is it committed to them?

published on : 5th November 2017

SC Department app to provide information on welfare schemes

There exist numerous government-sponsored welfare schemes for the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes communities.

published on : 31st October 2017

Aadhaar case: SC comes down heavily on Mamata government, asks how can state file a plea challenging Parliament's mandate

The Supreme Court today came down hard on the Mamata Banerjee government for filing a plea challenging the Centre's move to make Aadhaar mandatory for availing benefits of social welfare schemes.

published on : 30th October 2017

Welfare schemes have not reached poor: Manipur CM Biren Singh

He directed the District Collectors of 16 districts to attend a meeting in his office convened to review the mode of selection of beneficiaries. 

published on : 11th October 2017

You renamed our schemes, Congress tells Centre

Some saffron party advisers had recently admitted having copied the UPA schemes, Congress spokesperson Rajeev Shukla said.

published on : 20th September 2017

SC to hear Aadhaar pleas in November as govt extends deadline till December 31

On July 7, a three-judge bench had said that all issues arising out of Aadhaar should finally be decided by a larger bench.

published on : 30th August 2017

Government to IAS officers: Visit villages, collect feedback from people on welfare schemes 

The State government has made it mandatory for the IAS officers to make field visits and take feedback from the public on various schemes being implemented by the government.

published on : 10th August 2017

GST must not be imposed on welfare schemes: TRS members

Telengana Rashtra Samithi members in the Lok Sabha demanded that the GST should not be imposed on the existing government schemes, as the tax burden has been raised from five to 18 per cent.

published on : 4th August 2017

Supreme Court refuses interim order against Centre's notification on Aadhaar

The Centre also informed the apex court today that the deadline for those who are availing benefit of social welfare schemes but don't have Aadhaar, has been extended from June 30 to September 30.

published on : 27th June 2017

June 30 deadline for Aadhaar not to be extended: Government to SC

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told the apex court that the idea behind making Aadhaar mandatory for welfare schemes was that the benefit should not go to "ghosts" as was noticed in schemes.

published on : 20th May 2017

Chief Minister grants Rs 100 crore more for drinking water supply in Tamil Nadu

Reviewing the progress made in works relating to drought relief, supply of drinking water and ongoing welfare schemes across the State, Chief Minister EPS granted an additional Rs 100 crore.

published on : 14th April 2017

On his first day in office, Edappadi Palanisamy fulfils five poll promises of Jayalalithaa

The new Tamil Nadu CM announced the string of welfare schemes which were part of AIADMK's poll promise.

published on : 20th February 2017