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Finalise construction workers' welfare scheme by September 30: SC to Centre

On July 3, the apex court had pulled up the Centre for not uploading the draft of the welfare scheme on the labour ministry website and had dubbed its affidavit as "absolutely false".

published on : 20th July 2018

A mere Rs 1 crore for tribal welfare scheme in 2016-17, Congress-ruled states ignored

Allocation for a Centre-sponsored tribal welfare scheme launched in 2014 has come down to a mere Rs 1 crore in 2016-17 from Rs 200 crore in 2015-16.

published on : 28th March 2018

No extension of time for linking Aadhaar to welfare schemes: Supreme Court

The top court had on March 13 had extended indefinitely the March 31 deadline for linking bank accounts and mobile phone numbers with Aadhaar.

published on : 27th March 2018

Welfare schemes for expatriates launched

The Kerala State Backward Classes Development Corporation has launched a ‘Re-turn’ scheme for the welfare of expatriates and a ‘Startup’ scheme for OBC professionals and religious minorities.

published on : 19th March 2018

Special school teachers grappling with low pay in Kerala despite rhetoric on welfare schemes

Despite the strident political rhetoric regarding the welfare projects for differently-abled persons, those employed as teachers at special schools get a raw deal when it comes to their salaries. 

published on : 17th March 2018

I&B ministry's five-fold hike in journalist welfare scheme from Rs 20 lakh to Rs 1 crore

The scheme provides financial assistance up to Rs 5 lakh to the family in case of death of a journalist, up to Rs 5 lakh to the journalist in case of permanent disability and more.

published on : 7th March 2018

Social stigma a big hurdle to transgender welfare schemes

Even though the social justice department has initiated projects to bring transgenders into the mainstream by teaching them life skills, social stigma remains a big hurdle.

published on : 2nd March 2018

Welfare schemes not reaching tribals: Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to file an affidavit in the suo motu proceedings initiated in the case related to the lynching of Madhu.

published on : 1st March 2018

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
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