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Rs. 27.10 crore distributed to over one lakh beneficiaries till 31st July under PMMVY: Aruna Chaudhary

Punjab
"The Social Security and Women & Child Development Department, Punjab, provides the financial assistance of Rs. 5000 in three installments to the pregnant women and the breast feeding women on the birth of their first child under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojna (PMMVY). Owing to the awareness campaign being run by the Punjab Government, desirous results have started trickling in. Till 31st July, 2018 a total of 1,06,709 eligible beneficiaries have availed the benefit under the scheme and an amount of Rs. 27.10 crore has been credited directly into their bank accounts through online mode." This was disclosed here today in a press communiqué by the Social Security and Women & Child Development Minister, Punjab, Mrs. Aruna Chaudhary.

‘Bogus’ beneficiaries to get atta-dal again

Punjab
Deepkamal Kaur Tribune News Service Jalandhar, April 9 With Akalis threatening a protest over deletion of names under the Atta-Dal scheme and the government fearing that the issue may snowball into a controversy before the Shahkot bypoll, it has taken a U-turn on the matter. The names of the 86,563 beneficiaries, weeded out earlier, are now back on the list in Jalandhar. These names were deleted after a major exercise for verification of beneficiaries and door-to-door survey by the Food and Civil Supplies Department. The department has decided to undo the deletions and resume supplies till re-verification is done. There had been a lot of resentment from the beneficiaries whose names were deleted, which the Opposition parties had been cashing on. The SAD leaders were also planning a protes...

CIC: Disclose beneficiaries of 1984 riots relief

Punjab
New Delhi, March 30 The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Home Ministry to disclose the list of victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots who have received the compensation. On a complaint filed by one Navdeep Gupta, Information Commissioner Yashovardhan Azad issued the orders to disclose details sought by him. Gupta had sought a complete list of beneficiaries, including their names, addresses, loss in genocide, compensation availed and compensation details, from the ministry. When he could not get any response from the ministry, Gupta filed a complaint with the commission where the ministry refuted allegations of any malafide intention in not responding to his RTI plea. The official said it was due to a technical glitch that the information could not be received by him and respo...