Wednesday, December 13 2017

September 18, 2017

Govt saved 65 thousand crore rupees on money transferred directly to beneficiaire

Mumbai-Human Resource Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that the Govt has saved 65 thousand crore rupees through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) in various public schemes.He said, scores of welfare schemes have been linked to DBT, under which the money are transferred directly to the beneficiary’s bank accounts.Direct Benefit Transfer enables linking of Aadhar card to bank accounts and other subsidised services availed by citizens. It is being used to plug the loopholes in the system due to which the government incurred losses. The Minister said, government has successfully opened 30 crore Jan Dhan bank accounts and 118 crore Aadhar numbers have been issued.