New Delhi: The central government’s computerised ration card portability scheme, named ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’, to make a single ration card eligible at any fair price shop across the country is designed to exclude identified beneficiaries if their cards are not seeded to Aadhaar. It will also not include those fair price shops (FPS) that are not equipped with operational electronic point of sale (ePOS) and biometric/Aadhaar authentication system. In fact, these are the reasons that the scheme is hanging fire for the last several months. The broad idea of the scheme appears more to weed out duplicate or bogus ration-card holders who avail subsidised foodgrain benefits, since there is no clarity on how an FPS seller will cope with his/her monthly quota if he is to cater to additional (migrant) card holders. However, there are also fears of genuine and deserving beneficiaries being left out in the process. The government has declared that it will not alter the … [Read more...] about Will Govt’s ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ Scheme Be a Boon for Poor? Experts Feel Otherwise
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IBPS PO Main Exam Score Card 2018 has been released by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) on its official website - ibps.in. IBPS had organized the CWE PO/MT-VIII - Recruitment of Probationary Officers / Management Trainees Main Examination 2018 on 18th November 2018 in Computer Based Test mode for candidates who had qualified the Preliminary Exam, and the Mains Result was declared on 17th December 2018, last year. IBPS had organized the Interviews of the eligible candidates in the months of January and February 2019. Now IBPS has released the Scores of these candidates who were shortlisted for the Interview round for Recruitment of Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees (CRP-PO/MT-VIII) in Participating Organisations. Candidates can follow the instructions below and download their IBPS PO Main Exam Score Card 2018 now: How to download IBPS PO Main Exam Score Card 2018? Step 1 – Visit the official website – ibps.in Step 2 – Click on the … [Read more...] about IBPS PO Main Exam Score Card 2018 RELEASED at ibps.in, Download Now!
Email By political reporter Dan Conifer Updated May 16, 2018 13:15:54 Photo: More than 140,000 Australians are now covered by the National Disability Insurance Scheme. (Pixabay: Klimkin) Related Story: A family's long fight for support as dementia takes hold of a loving father Related Story: This is Jonathan, one of the thousands worse off under NDIS Map: Australia People with disabilities are facing delays of up to nine months when they attempt to have their bungled National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plans fixed, an investigation has found. Key points:NDIS participants seek reviews when their plan does not fit with their needs, for example if they receive funding for fewer hours of care than neededOmbudsman's report found up to 8,000 people are still waiting for an outcome on their reviewsAgency accepted finding that it was not prioritising urgent cases, where people could be at risk of harm or homelessness The Commonwealth Ombudsman's report into the NDIS's … [Read more...] about NDIS reviews leave people with disabilities waiting up to nine months for an outcome
By Rajat Gandhi On September 2, 2019, the Steering Committee on Fintech submitted its report to the Finance Ministry, with recommendations which can have a far-reaching impact on fintech in India. The committee was formed in March 2018 under the chairmanship of the Economic Affairs Secretary to consider various issues relating to the development of the fintech sector in India, and how fintech can be used to enhance the financial inclusion of micro, small and medium enterprises. One of the most critical sectors for a country’s economic growth – the medium and small businesses – are definitely in need for a stimulus. Currently weighed down by a staggering $240 billion credit gap that seems to be widening every year, MSMEs help generate large scale employment at low capital cost. Hence, injecting much-needed liquidity in this sector is of utmost importance. Clearly, traditional financial institutions like banks alone cannot solve the widening credit gap and new-age … [Read more...] about Why fintech panel believes P2P platforms can ease credit supply
Video PlayerClose BEIJING, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- China's foreign trade registered steady growth in the first 11 months of 2019 by expanding 2.4 percent year on year, the General Administration of Customs (GAC) said Sunday. During the period, the total foreign trade volume reached 28.5 trillion yuan (4.14 trillion U.S. dollars). Exports climbed 4.5 percent year on year to 15.55 trillion yuan, while imports hit 12.95 trillion yuan, the data showed. China saw its trade surplus widen by 34.9 percent year on year to 2.6 trillion yuan during the period. In November, China's foreign trade amounted to 2.86 trillion yuan, up 1.8 percent year on year. Despite global economic and trade slowdown, China's foreign trade still maintained stable growth this year, showing the resilience of the Chinese economy, said Li Kuiwen, director of the GAC's statistics and analysis department. Imports gained 2.5 percent to 1.29 trillion yuan last month, compared with a 3.5-percent decline in October. "The … [Read more...] about China’s foreign trade expands 2.4 pct in first 11 months