direct benefit transfer (DBT) Current Affairs, GK & News

PM Kisan Samman Sammelan 2022

The PM Kisan Samman Sammelan 2022 will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Modi on October 17 in Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. Key facts The 2-day PM Kisan Samman Sammelan will witness the participation of more than 13,500 farmers from across India and over 1,500 agrt-startups. Researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders will also take ..

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PARVAZ Market Linkage scheme- Key Facts

Government of Jammu & Kashmir launched the “PARVAZ Market Linkage Scheme” recently. This is an innovative Market Linkage scheme, having tremendous potential to uplift the economic conditions of farmers across Jammu and Kashmir. About PARVAZ Market Linkage Scheme: The PARVAZ scheme was launched with the aim of creating market linkage support for shipment of Agriculture ..

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Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) in NAPS

According to Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) will now be a part of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme. Key Facts With the inclusion, the NAPS will provide direct government benefits to all apprentices. Earlier, companies used to pay entire amount to apprentices and then seek reimbursement from ..

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DBT approved for Mid-Day-Meal Scheme

Union Education Minister, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, has approved proposal to provide monetary assistance through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) to students under Mid-Day meal scheme. Who will benefit? Direct benefit Transfer of cooking cost component if Mid-Day-Meal scheme will benefit 11.8 crore eligible students. This will provide a boost to Midday Meal programme. Monetary assistance ..

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Punjab to involve Arhtiyas in Direct Payments to Farmers

The Punjab State Government recently told the Union Government that it will pay the Minimum Support Price directly into the accounts of farmers starting this procurement season. However, the Arhtiyas in the state have been opposing to the direct payment. Arhtiyas are Commission Agents in the state. They used to pay the farmers earlier in ..

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Orundoi Scheme: Key Facts

The scheme is to be launched by the Assam government in 29 districts across the state. Through this scheme, the government seeks to empower women by transferring a minimum amount of Rs.830 each month directly to the bank accounts of the nominated female head of the household. More than 18 lakh beneficiaries have already been ..

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