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How did the well-offs get listed as PDS beneficiaries?

How did the well-offs get listed as PDS beneficiaries?

Details about beneficiaries under the public distribution system (PDS) sought through an RTI query revealed that a lot of these beneficiaries were relatives of political leaders, income tax officials, civic body employees and even journalists and bankers. DNA, 1 month ago

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33 ration shops in Kasaragod to have e-PoS machines

Kasaragod: The electronic Point of Sale (e-PoS) machines aimed to bring transparency in Public Distribution System (PDS) will be installed in 33 ration shops in the district. Distribution of ration items through e-PoS will begin from Tuesday. It is being ...
 Mathrubhumi2 weeks ago Ration shops to have E-PoS machines by March  Mathrubhumi2 months ago

J&K governor for surveillance system to monitor PDS

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra today called for a surveillance system with increased public involvement in monitoring the public distribution system (PDS) in the state."We need to move towards a surveillance system which enables increasing the ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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Aadhaar helped cancel 30 million fake, duplicate ration cards: MoS

'Linking the ration card to the holder's Aaadhaar number had allowed the government to clean up the system,' CR Chaudhary, Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Press Trust of India | Hyderabad Last Updated at February 26, 2018 ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago Aadhaar helped cancel 3 cr fake, duplicate ration cards: Minister  Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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Ramco Systems and XinFin join forces to develop hybrid blockchain solution

Global enterprise software specialist Ramco Systems and Singapore-based open-source blockchain developer XinFin FinTech Pte Ltd. will join forces to build a breakthrough hybrid blockchain solution.Combining features of public and private networks to provide ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

5 ways to reduce farm distress

'By 2020 around 34% of India's population will be in the 15-34 age group.''More than 70% of them live in rural areas.''Their energy and enthusiasm need to be tapped in order to meet their aspirations and transform agriculture and the rural economy,' says P K Joshi. Indian agriculture is confronted with high price volatility, climate risks and indebtedness. Since the majority of farmers (86 per cent) are small and marginal with declining and fragmenting landholdings, they are more vulnerable to ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

FarmERS: The Farmer Emergency Response System

The recent budget has included many steps for the benefit of farmers and rural communities which may alleviate some of the distress in rural India. But much more remains to be done. The cost of cultivation has to be reduced by promoting non-chemical inputs ...
 DNA1 month ago What the marching farmers want  Rediff.com1 week ago

The Public Sector Bank recap plan: Finally, a chance to make India's banks whole

For once, the fine print in India hasn't damped enthusiasm for the broad-brush plan. New Delhi's 2.11 trillion rupee ($33.2 billion) bank recapitalization, detailed Wednesday night, goes to the heart of state-run lenders' acute capital shortage. With a little ...
 Sify1 month ago

Budget 2018 may say goodbye to dividend distribution tax

There has been discontent about this tax, because any corporate which pays dividend has to pay two taxes - the income tax on its profits and the DDT The finance ministry is likely to do away with the dividend distribution tax (DDT) in the upcoming Union Budget.   Sources in the know have said there have been considerable discussions on the topic among various stakeholders. At present, if a company gives dividend to its shareholders, it has to pay DDT of 20.36 per cent (15 per cent plus ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

9 Infra suggestions for Budget 2018

Stepped up public expenditure must be accompanied by focused policies, advises Vinayak Chatterjee. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has let it known that in the forthcoming Union Budget, the government will further boost spending on infrastructure and use it as the key driver of economic growth and recovery. This is clearly welcome, though it has to be recognised that this is a necessary, but not a sufficient condition. It has to be accompanied by a bouquet of ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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