Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicGovernment schemes

Topic: government schemes

Shivraj orders revamp of schemes & ‘Mama’ image — MLAs to do kanyadaan, youth to go to borders

At a brainstorm meet last weekend, CM instructed ministers to rejig many of MP's welfare schemes like Ladli Laxmi, Kanyadaan & Teerth Darshan, which had earned him 'Mama' nickname.

‘Money is scarce’ — Modi govt set to axe about 40 schemes that ‘have lost relevance’

Expenditure Secretary T.V. Somanathan tells ThePrint these centrally sponsored schemes are not bad but some hard choices have to be made given the scarcity of funds.

Update caste study data often to avoid errors in picking welfare beneficiaries, study says

The fact that SECC data is not supposed to get updated for 10 years means that several people unduly get or are denied benefits of government schemes.

Modi govt schemes on LPG, power could save India 2.7 lakh lives each year: IIT study

Led by IIT-Delhi researchers, the study dwells on the impact of government schemes such as Ujjwala on curbing outdoor pollution.

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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