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Estimated Gains

 

Estimated Benefits/ Gains from DBT & Other Governance Reforms

DBT and other governance reforms have led to removal of duplicate/ fake beneficiaries and plugging of leakages etc., as a result of which the government has been able to target the genuine and deserving beneficiaries.  Estimated savings/ benefits from some of the Schemes are as under:

 

S. No.

Ministry/ Department

Scheme

Estimated Savings / Benefits

 (in Rs. Crore)

Remarks

Cumulative upto March 2017

April 2017 to January 2018

Cumulative upto January 2018

1

Petroleum & Natural Gas

PAHAL

29,769

9,108

38,877

3.85 crore duplicate, fake/ non-existent, inactive LPG connections eliminated.  In addition 2.29 crore consumers stopped claiming subsidy (including 1.04 crore ‘Give It Up’ consumers).

2

Food & Public Distribution

PDS

14,000

12,792

26,792

Deletion of 2.75 crore duplicate and fake/ non-existent Ration Cards (including some due to migration, death etc.)

3

Rural Development

MGNREGS

11,741

3,633

15,374

Based on field studies, Ministry has estimated 10% savings on wages on account of deletion of duplicate, fake/ non-existent, ineligible beneficiaries.

NSAP

399

26.56

425.56

Deletion of 1.54 lakh duplicate, fake/ non-existent, ineligible beneficiaries (including some due to migration, death etc.).

4

Minority Affairs

Scholarship Schemes

-

159.15

159.15

Deletion of 5.26 lakh duplicate, fake/ non-existent beneficiaries.

5

Social Justice & Empowerment

Scholarship Schemes

-

238.12

238.12

Deletion of 1.78 lakh duplicate, fake/ non-existent beneficiaries.

6

Others

Others

1,120

-

1,120

-

Total

57,029

25,956.83

82,985.83