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3,500 state, central schemes worth Rs 6 lakh cr to come under DBT soon

Senior govt officials say that the mammoth exercise could be completed by 2019

3,500 state, central schemes worth Rs 6 lakh cr to come under DBT soon
Five states had already passed their versions of the state Aadhaar/DBT Act, and were expected to start announcing schemes that would be brought under DBT, officials said

After bringing a number of central government schemes under direct benefit transfer (DBT), the Narendra Modi administration has instructed the states to ensure that they pass their own DBT laws and create their own portals to bring in their schemes under the DBT umbrella. Some 3,500 central and state government schemes and programmes, with a total outlay of Rs 6 lakh crore, are expected to be brought under the DBT mission. Out of these, 3,000 schemes and programmes are expected to be from the states, while 500 are central schemes. The deadline for bringing those 500 schemes ...