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Jan Soochna Portal Launched in Rajasthan

The government of Rajasthan has launched the Jan Soochna Portal to enhance transparency and accountability and empower the right of the people to seek information. The portal is developed under the RAJasthan Innovation Vision (RAJIV). Jan Soochna Portal The portal creates a streamlined system for public information to prevent anomalies and corruption. The portal provides ..

Uttarakhand government launches Mukhyamantri Dal Poshit Yojana

The Uttarakhand government has recently launched Mukhyamantri Dal Poshit Yojana (MDPY)  to provide low-priced pulses for poor in the State. As per scheme, two kg of pulses at subsidised rates  would be made available to 23.32 lakh ration card holders every month. The Chana dal (chick peas split) is being made available at a rate of ..

One Nation-one Ration Card scheme implemented in four states

In a major boost to national food security, the Government of India (GoI) has launched the One Nation-One Ration Card scheme on a pilot basis in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat from 1st August 2019. Families who have food security cards can buy subsidized rice and wheat from any ration shop in these states. ..

One Nation, One Ration Card

Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan has unveiled the government efforts in realizing the idea of One Nation, One Ration Card. The government has launched a pilot project of One nation, one ration card in two clusters of Andhra Pradesh-Telangana and Maharashtra-Gujarat. How the scheme will span out? To ..

One Nation, One Ration card

The Central government of India has given the all States and Union Territories a one-year deadline till June 30, 2020 for rolling out the one nation, one ration card system. What is this scheme? Under this system, the beneficiaries will be able to buy subsidized grains from the ration shops in any part of the ..

Aadhaar cards are now valid travel documents for Indians travelling to Nepal and Bhutan

According to recent Union Home Ministry communique, Aadhaar cards are now valid travel documents for Indians under 15 and over 65 years travelling to Nepal and Bhutan. Indians other than those in the two age brackets will not be able to use Aadhaar to travel to the two neighbouring countries, for which no visas are ..

Aadhaar Seeding

Aadhaar seeding is a procedure by which the Unique Identifications issued by the UIDAI are included in the database of service providers so that they can used the Aadhaar identity for authentication during service delivery. Some of the examples include linking with the MGNREGA scheme or the insurance carriers. Here two methods of seeding are ..

Karnataka to launch a digital platform “Seva Sindhu” for hassle-free governance

The Karnataka government will soon launch a digital platform “Seva Sindhu” to address the issues of the common citizens in order to strengthen the ecosystem for government services. For this, the state cabinet has ratified the proposal of “Seva Sindhu. The interactive platform would provide all useful information about local events, employment opportunities, and others. ..