Subsidy

Probe scam in power subsidy in Delhi, says Congress

“Accordingly, 30 per cent of the total consumers, in whose name unchecked and unaudited subsidy was given, do not even exist. This makes it a scam of Rs 5,000 crore,” Maken said.

published on : 23rd November 2022

Central govt approves Rs 51,875 crore for fertilizer subsidy

The Cabinet also gave its nod for higher ethanol price derived from different sugarcane-based raw materials under ethanol blended program ((EBP)  for the forthcoming sugar season 2022-23.

published on : 3rd November 2022

Indian Oil Corporation reports first-ever back-to-back quarterly loss

The company reported a net profit of Rs 6,360.05 crore for Q2FY22, according to a company’s filing with the stock exchanges.

published on : 30th October 2022

Delhi  L-G orders probe into ‘discrepancies’ in power subsidy, seeks report within seven days

Kejriwal hit back, saying AAP’s “free electricity guarantee” has been received “very well” by the people of poll-bound Gujarat.

published on : 5th October 2022

Delhi government's new power subsidy scheme kicks off

The domestic power consumers in the city eligible for the subsidy will not get it by default from October 1.

published on : 1st October 2022

Rs 300 crop input subsidy released: Bommai

Hitherto, this process was taking years together but now once loss was uploaded in the software, the crop input subsidy was disbursed to farmers sooner.

published on : 18th September 2022

Rajasthan government to roll out logistics subsidy soon

For the last six months, there has been an increase in freight and shipping line charges. The entire export sector is feeling the pinch, said the Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Industries.

published on : 25th August 2022

Arvind Kejriwal, Nirmala Sitharaman spar over debt write-off, tax cut, freebies

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched a full scale attack on the Centre alleging taxpayers’ money was being used by politicians to write off loans for their rich friends.

published on : 12th August 2022

Subsidy given for poor is welfare measure, not freebie: Experts

If people are starving, giving free ration to them is not a freebie, said CPM Rajya Sabha MP John Brittas.

published on : 12th August 2022

40 per cent subsidy for rooftop solar panels in Tamil Nadu

Those looking to install roof-top solar panels on their terraces can now directly avail their 40% subsidy from the Union government.

published on : 8th August 2022

Kerala farmers furious over state government's new power subsidy proposal 

"Under the cover of direct benefit transfer, the government is trying to snatch away power subsidies by making the procedure complicated," said Chandran Nair, a farmer.

published on : 21st July 2022

Cost difference delays micro-irrigation subsidy for ryots

An operator from the private engineering firm said that the present rate offered by the government was fixed 6 years ago, and should be revised.

published on : 16th June 2022

Blocking subsidy to India's fishermen to affect millions of fishers, their families 

Developed members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) are pushing to eliminate subsidies under the proposed fisheries subsidies agreement, which is under negotiation here.

published on : 13th June 2022

No LPG subsidy to households, Rs 200 LPG dole limited to Ujjwala beneficiaries

The government has limited subsidy on cooking gas LPG for only 9 crore poor women and other beneficiaries who got free connections under the Ujjwala scheme.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Petroleum subsidy drops 91 per cent in FY22

Government introduced LPG subsidy with direct benefit transfer (DBTL) or PAHAL scheme on June 1, 2013

published on : 1st June 2022

Delhi govt to roll out guidelines for subsidy payment on e-cycle purchases

Delhiites buying e-cycles will soon get incentives as the Kejriwal government is expected to roll out operational guidelines for subsidy payment in the coming week, officials said on Sunday.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Odisha government seeks release of Rs 10,333 crore food subsidy bill

Odisha minister Swain said the Odisha State Civil Supplies Corporation, the designated agency for procurement of paddy for the State government, is to receive Rs 7,931 crore as provisional subsidy.

published on : 12th May 2022

Odisha claims pending food subsidy bill against non-submission of UCs

26 districts have not submitted utilisation certificates for the last four financial years 

published on : 22nd April 2022

Why is Modi silent on EV subsidy scam, asks Congress

AICC spokesperson Dasoju Sravan said that a massive loot was being carried out by Benling India Energy and Technology Pvt Ltd, whose majority (96.3%) stake is held by a Hong Kong-based company. 

published on : 22nd April 2022

Auto, taxi drivers begin two-day strike in Delhi, demand CNG subsidy, fare hike

Delhi Auto Rickshaw Sangh General Secretary Rajendra Soni said they will also hold a protest outside Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence in Civil Lines later in the day to press their demands.

published on : 18th April 2022
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