‘MKU failed to utilise Rs 3.67-crore fund approved by DBT’

Sources told TNIE that the university “did not act”, despite the repeated reminders from the DBT and the faculty, resulting in the DBT cancelling the programme on February 9.

published on : 24th October 2020

Direct benefit transfer system for power subsidies faces criticism

The draft Electricity (Amendment) Bill released by the Centre is facing stiff opposition from stakeholders, with critics stating that making the proposed system viable will be a difficult task. 

published on : 23rd September 2020

Work on to find suppliers for agriculture power DBT in Andhra Pradesh

According to the EOI, the smart meters must have GPRS and the firm would be responsible for the functioning of the meters for five years.

published on : 18th September 2020

DBT will empower farmers, make system efficient: Energy secy & CMD of APTRANSCO Srikant Nagulapalli

Energy secretary and CMD of APTRANSCO Srikant Nagulapalli  in an interview with Jayanth P allays fears of farmers on YSR Free Agriculture Power Scheme

published on : 9th September 2020

DBT into accounts of farmers or Discoms permitted by Centre

At the conference of power and renewable energy ministers of all States held in July, the Union Ministry of Power discussed the reservations of the States to implement the proposed Bill. 

published on : 6th September 2020

Centre to transfer financial assistance against COVID-19 pandemic only through DBT mechanism

There have been various rumours since the government announced the Rs 1.70 lakh crore PM Garib Kalyan Yojana to help the poor withstand the hardship caused by the coronavirus lockdown.

published on : 17th April 2020

ICMR gives go-ahead for COVID-19 testing in labs under DBT, CSIR, DAE

The DBT, DST, CSIR and DAE laboratories have been advised to strictly follow ICMR guidelines before initiation of testing for coronavirus infection.

published on : 3rd April 2020

L-G Bedi scores a win as HC dismisses plea on DBT

CM moved HC against her decision to disburse cash instead of rice

published on : 22nd February 2020

DBT payment failures via Aadhaar increase in 2018-19, reveals RTI

Telangana saw 750% increase in DBT amount that failed to be transferred via Aadhaar in 2018-19

published on : 13th February 2020

Centre directed banks to deal with DBT failures

There has been a persisting problem of DBT transactions getting failed. Aadhar was introduced to ensure transactions are more full-proof and transparent.

published on : 12th February 2020

UIDAI gives conditional nod to Airtel for resuming telecom eKYC verification till January 10

The Aadhaar-issuing body UIDAI today allowed Bharti Airtel to conduct eKYC verification for its telecom subscribers till January 10 with stiff riders but maintained its 'suspension' order.

published on : 21st December 2017