About DIRECT BENEFIT TRANSFERS
Direct Benefit Transfers Initiative is the real tool against corruption that will ensure that the welfare state doesn’t degenerate into a farewell state. The Government of India has announced the Direct Benefit Transfer initiative with the aim of ensuring better and more timely delivery of benefits to the people. This marks a paradigm shift, where the State is explicitly taking responsibility to ensure that welfare schemes and basic entitlements reach the intended beneficiaries much more effectively than at present.
In a meeting with the the National Committee on Direct Cash Transfer conducted by the by Hon’ble Prime Minister, they decided to take a stronge decision on Direct Benefit Transfer, which was Direct Cash Transfer will be rolled out from 1 January 2013 in 43 identified districts.
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