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Update : Financial Support to Farmers

The Andhra Pradesh government has announced the Rythu Bharosa scheme which will provide financial input assistance to the farmers. What is Rythu Bharosa? The Rythu Bharosa will be aimed at all farmers (including tenant farmers) who hold a landholding up to a 5-acre limit. They will get Rs 12,500 a year as an incentive or ..

Cabinet approves 5 year extension of Biomedical Research Career Programme

The Union Cabinet approved the extension of the Biomedical Research Career Programme and Wellcome Trust (WT)/DBT India Alliance beyond its initial 10-year term to a new five year phase. The extension is carried for its new 5 year phase from 2019-20 to 2023-24 with the Department of Biotechnology increasing its commitment to two times that ..

Portal ‘ENSURE’ launched by Ministry of Agriculture for Direct Benefit Transfer

Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Radha Mohan Singh launched an online portal ‘ENSURE’ – National Livestock Mission-EDEG developed by NABARD. The portal will be operated under the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries. Under the Mission’s component called Entrepreneurship Development and Employment Generation (EDEG), subsidy payment for activities related to poultry, small ..

Assam government set DBT cell for implementation of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme

The Assam government has recently set up a Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) Cell for implementation of DBT across schemes in the Country and to coordinate efforts at the State Level in taking the DBT initiative forward with immediate effect. The Chief Secretary will be the chairman of the cell and the Additional Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary, ..

Maharashtra government launched Aadhaar-authenticated Direct Benefit Transfer portal “MahaDBT”

The Maharashtra Government has launched two online portals MahaDBT and MahaVASTU to streamline the process of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) and to bring in more transparency in construction sector. With this, Maharashtra has become the first state in India to launch such a system that will provide direct benefits with Aadhaar authentication. The MahaDBT portal ..