Direct Benefit Transfer

Karnataka midday meal scheme: Govt to send 'cooking cost' to students through direct transfer

The move comes as the government could not serve the free mid-day meals to the children due to the ongoing Covid pandemic.

published on : 17th July 2021

BSY launches Direct Benefit Transfer app for fund transfer

Earlier, it was difficult for beneficiaries to check if their Aadhaar was linked to their bank account, as information regarding this was available only on the UIDAI website.

published on : 11th June 2021

LPG subsidies cut steeply in FY21, down to nil for many

The result has been a steady increase in daily costs for low-and-middle-income Indian households as global oil and gas prices recovered to, and now climb past, pre-pandemic levels. 

published on : 10th June 2021

Aadhaar Card-based Direct Benefit Transfers: Karnataka nails it first

The senior IAS officer said that earlier, there was no mechanism in place to verify identity and bank details of the beneficiary. 

published on : 2nd June 2021

Reserve Bank of India-backed study finds Aadhaar sitting duck for cyber criminals

The study raised concerns related to Aadhaar, including access to those in the bottom of the pyramid, quality of authentication, unclear financial benefits and security concerns.

published on : 10th January 2018