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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Data entry on the DBT Bharat Portal for months between April 2018 to February 2019 will close at 6.00 pm on 1st April 2019 (Monday) and for March 2019 will close at 6.00 pm on 29th April 2019 (Monday). All Ministries/Departments are requested to update information pertaining to their Schemes on the DBT Bharat Portal, within the stipulated timeframe.

Estimated Gains

Estimated Benefits/ Gains from DBT and Other Governance Reforms

(upto February 2019)

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. Cr)

Remarks

Cumulative upto March 2018

April 2018 to February 2019

Cumulative reported upto February 2019

1

Petroleum & Natural Gas

PAHAL

42,275

14,116

56,391

4.09 crore duplicate, fake/ non-existent, inactive LPG connections eliminated.  In addition there are 1.94 crore Non-subsidized LPG consumers, including 1.04 crore ‘Give It Up’ consumers.

2

Food & Public Distribution

PDS

29,708

594.82

30,302.82

Deletion of 2.82 crore duplicate and fake/ non-existent Ration Cards (including some due to migration, death etc.)

3

Rural Development

MGNREGS

16,073

4,167.96

20,240.9

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

NSAP

438.6

54.37

482.7

Deletion of 4.36 lakh duplicate, fake/ non-existent, ineligible beneficiaries (including some due to migration, death etc.).

4

Minority Affairs

Scholarship Schemes

159.15

Not reported

159.15

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

5

Social Justice & Empowerment

Scholarship Schemes

238.27

Not reported

238.27

Deletion of 1.79 lakh duplicate, fake/non-existent beneficiaries.

6

Women and Child Development

Supplementary Nutrition Program of Aanganwadi Services

-

1,523.75

1,523.75

Reduction of  98.8 lakh duplicate, fake/non-existent beneficiaries

7

Department of Fertilizers

Fertilizer Subsidy

-

10,000

10,000

Reduction of 120.88 Lakh Metric Tonnes of fertilizer sale to retailers

8

Others

Others

1120.69

-

1,120.69

 

Total

90,012.71

30,456.9

1,20,469.61