- Direct benefit scheme will take banking to the poor
Mar 13, 2013
The State Bank of India’s (SBI) Deputy Managing Director & Chief Credit & Risk Officer, R Venkatachalam, said that the government’s direct cash transfer plan has made regular banking a necessity for availing benefits from social schemes.
[South Asia] [Poverty] [State Bank of India] [India social schemes] [Dun & Bradstreet] [Direct Benefit scheme]
- India Inc urged to take CSR activities to rural regions
Nov 29, 2013
O P Rawat, Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises, said that sky was the limit for CSR projects in the field of social welfare.
[Corporate Social Responsibility] [South Asia] [Civil Society] [India nonprofits] [India social schemes] [Indian NGOs]
- CSR activities should compete with government schemes: IIRD Director
Dec 05, 2013
In an interview with OneWorld South Asia, Dr L C Sharma, Director of Integrated Rural Development (IIRD), said that corporates should be convinced to invest in rural India.
[Corporate Social Responsibility] [Enviornment] [Employment] [South Asia] [Indian NGOs] [India social schemes] [Indian Government]
- Existing bank account holders can avail ‘Jan Dhan’ benefits
Sep 20, 2014
Clarity among people on the ambitious Jan Dhan scheme is very crucial, said a high ranking Indian official.
[India social schemes] [Poverty eradication] [Indian Government] [Poverty reduction]