Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicWelfare schemes

Topic: welfare schemes

With digital exhibition and coins, Modi & Sitharaman mark ‘Iconic Week’ of Amrit Mahotsav

With focus on reforms, 'Iconic Week' of Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Corporate Affairs is being celebrated between 6 and 11 June, as part of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav'.

Despite direct benefit transfers, welfare schemes beneficiaries still floundering, claims study

A study by Chennai-based policy research institution Dvara Research mentions 4 stages through which a beneficiary must pass to claim benefit under any scheme & explains hurdles in each.

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.

There’s a new addition to BJP’s identity politics in UP. It’s called beneficiaries

UP election not only about caste, religion — BJP transforms houses into hopes into votes.

Yes, 2021 is behind us, but there were good times to cheer, celebrate even in the bad times

As we bid good riddance to 2021, let’s not forget positives and steady progress in many areas, from Olympics to enterprise to welfare schemes and infrastructure.

Many unorganised workers’ accounts not Aadhar-linked, e-SHRAM shows, may not be getting subsidies

Of the 5.29 crore informal sector workers registered on e-SHRAM portal so far, the bank accounts of 74.78% aren’t linked to Aadhaar.

‘Aadhaar’ for your family — Modi govt plans new universal ID to ‘ease welfare distribution’

The family ID will be aimed at keeping a tab on the beneficiaries of flagship schemes of the central as well as states govts by making each family an 'identifying unit'.

Tamil Nadu left Punjab, Bengal far behind. Here’s what it needs to do now

Tamil Nadu is ageing and the availability of labour may cause a problem if inward migration is not encouraged.

Beyond Hindutva and nationalism, one element drives Modi’s success — last-mile delivery

PM Modi conceives of welfare programmes like Ujjwala, Awaas Yojana and Nal se Jal — and then ensures beneficiaries get it.

Persons with disabilities excluded from welfare schemes since time immemorial, says Delhi HC

The court was hearing a PIL filed by an NGO, seeking directions to the Centre to ensure that persons with disabilities are given benefits of welfare schemes during the pandemic.

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.