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Not Universal Basic Income, SBI report says just transfer cash to farmers
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
The study said that there have been reports saying that government is planning to provide direct cash support to the farmers in lieu of various farm level subsidies/support.
International Monetary Fund not endorsing Universal Basic Income in India: Official
Sun, Oct 15, 2017
The IMF today shot down media reports speculating that it was pushing for the Public Distribution System (PDS) to be replaced by the Universal Basic Income (UBI) in India.
UBI will be set in motion over next 1 year, hopes Jaitley
Sun, Feb 12, 2017
Let's hope, by the time he publishes his next Survey, at least in some part of the country, his idea of the UBI gets experimented and therefore we start thinking on steps which overnight, at least where it is experimented, can bring poverty rates down. I think that will help us in reaching the destination 30 years from now," Jaitley said.
Not a replacement but an add-on to social programmes; Universal Basic Income explained
Tue, Jan 31, 2017
The proposal for the provision of a Universal Basic Income (UBI) in the Economic Survey document began with quotes by Mahatma Gandhi.
Economic Survey 2016-17: Universal Basic Income would reduce poverty by 0.5%, finance ministry says
Tue, Jan 31, 2017
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has advocated the concept of Universal Basic Income (UBI) as an alternative to the various social welfare schemes in an effort to reduce poverty. He said this in the Economic Survey tabled in Parliament on January 31, 2017.
Budget 2017: 8-10% cigarette tax, rural stimulus imminent, says FMCG experts
Sun, Jan 22, 2017
The upcoming budget has all eyes turned to how the government will calm the seas after the demonetisation and Goods and Service Tax (GST) storm in 2016.