Cong Loses DBT - Aadhaar As Poll Plank
  • Prabha Hedge
  • Feb 05 2014

February 5: If NREGA was the Congress' big election mantra in 2009 - the 2014 calling card was supposed to be the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme and its rollout via the Aadhaar programme. However, last week, the government pulled back its plan to transfer cooking gas subsidies via the DBT-Aadhaar mechanism. Mehak Kasbekar shares more details on the same.