Direct cash transfer Scheme rolled out in Rajasthan

Covers Alwar, Ajmer and Udaipur districts of the state

PTI | January 2, 2013



Centre's ambitious Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme was on Tuesday rolled out in three districts of the Rajasthan.

The Aadhar-linked scheme, that enables direct cash transfer of subsidies into bank accounts of the beneficiaries, covers Alwar, Ajmer and Udaipur districts of the state.

Chief Secretary C K Mathew said in Jaipur that cash subsidy of as many as seven schemes -- including scholarship and stipend for students -- will reach directly into the bank accounts of the beneficiaries.

These three Rajasthan districts are among the 20 districts across the country where the scheme has been introduced.

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