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In an interview with TNIE, economist Jeanb Dreze says Centre is increasingly taking control of social programmes, but is it committed to them?
There exist numerous government-sponsored welfare schemes for the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes communities.
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.
He directed the District Collectors of 16 districts to attend a meeting in his office convened to review the mode of selection of beneficiaries.
Some saffron party advisers had recently admitted having copied the UPA schemes, Congress spokesperson Rajeev Shukla said.
On July 7, a three-judge bench had said that all issues arising out of Aadhaar should finally be decided by a larger bench.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The new Tamil Nadu CM announced the string of welfare schemes which were part of AIADMK's poll promise.