Post Office Savings Account: Link POSB account with Aadhaar to get government subsidies
Mon, Aug 17, 2020     Source : Financial Express
In the Aadhaar Seeding mandate Form, one needs to enter the Post Office Savings Account for Seeding of Aadhaar in NPCI-Mapping for receiving Direct Benefits.
India loses export incentive case filed by US at WTO, to appeal against the ruling
Fri, Nov 01, 2019     Source : Economic Times
A WTO panel ruled that Indian export subsidies are prohibited and should be removed.
Govt may roll over Rs 62,000 cr in fuel, fertiliser subsidies to FY21
Fri, Jun 14, 2019     Source : Business Standard
The measure has been necessitated because the Centre anticipates a shortfall in tax revenues this year
Direct benefit transfer of subsidies crosses ?3-lakh-cr mark in 2018-19
Tue, Apr 23, 2019     Source : Business Line
The 60% jump over last year is due to DBT in fertiliser where ?39,230 cr was transferred
India must ensure privacy for biometric identification programmes: IMF
Fri, Apr 13, 2018     Source : Business Standard
Given its broad coverage, IMF believes that it may be a challenge to phase Aaadhar out
Government schemes: Deadline for obtaining Aadhaar extended by 3 months
Thu, Sep 28, 2017     Source : Economic Times
The Centre today extended the deadline for obtaining Aadhaar for availing government schemes and subsidies by three months to December 31.
India export subsidies may have to be phased out soon
Fri, Apr 28, 2017     Source : Mint
India is nearing the WTO threshold which would require it to end direct subsidies on exports
Railways plans separate agency for fare changes
Mon, Dec 19, 2016     Source : Economic Times
The railway ministry will soon seek Cabinet approval for setting up an independent agency to recommend passenger and freight fares, a move that could depoliticise the thorny matter of revising rates.
Give-it-Up: Over 1 crore LPG users let go of subsidies
Fri, Apr 22, 2016     Source : Financial Express
More than 1 crore LPG consumers have given up their cooking gas subsidies in one year since Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a call to the well-heeled to give up the same.
Narendra Modi promises reforms ‘at top speed’
Sat, Jan 17, 2015     Source : Mint
Asserting that development has to result in jobs, Modi said the govt will change rules, reform tax system and target subsidies to the needy
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