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Kerala Budget 2018: A stepping stone for women empowerment

The Kerala state budget 2018-19 announced the allocation of Rs 1,267 crore, which is the 13.6 percent of the total budget for the welfare schemes for women.

published on : 3rd February 2018

On a fair note: Women’s welfare is highlight of Kerala Budget 2018

The woman-friendly nature of the budget also includes several general schemes boasting of female-oriented special components which have been allocated R1,960 crore - 8.8 per cent of the total outlay. 

published on : 3rd February 2018

Kerala Budget 2018: Thomas Isaac delivers. it’s a she!

A gender-sensitive budget with specific focus on social security is what Finance Minister Thomas Isaac has rolled out for the current fiscal.

published on : 3rd February 2018

SC extends Aadhaar linkage deadline for welfare schemes, bank accounts and mobile services to March 31

A five-judge Constitution Bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra had said that the final hearing on the petitions challenging the Aadhaar scheme would commence on January 17, 2018.

published on : 15th December 2017

Supreme Court's interim order on mandatory linking of Aadhaar today

All eyes will be on the Supreme Court on Friday as it will pronounce its order on a batch of pleas seeking a stay on the government’s decision of mandatory linking of Aadhaar with welfare schemes, as

published on : 15th December 2017

Speeding up economic growth with social inclusion on Modi government's agenda for next year

In kickstarting government priorities for 2018, top bureaucrats are setting the stage for a major performance push before elections.

published on : 8th December 2017

More welfare schemes for Backward Castes in the offing: TRS

A day after the people’s representatives belonging to weaker sections had adopted a resolution seeking more welfare measures for the well-being of BCs in state, TRS on Wednesday said.

published on : 7th December 2017

Getting Centre's nod for schemes despite hurdles by Lt Governor: CM Narayanasamy

The Chief Minister got a nod from the Home Ministry to the Puducherry administration's proposal recently to waive Rs 22 crore crop loan due from farmers to cooperative institutions.

published on : 25th November 2017

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
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