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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

In first step, cash transfer to cover 29 scholarships

Finance minister P. Chidambaram
The ambitious direct cash transfer scheme, to be launched from January 1, 2013, will cover 29 welfare schemes.

Finance minister P. Chidambaram and rural development minister Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday addressed a press conference at the AICC headquarters and welcomed the government's decision on behalf of the party, and described it as a “game-changer.“

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