Govt saved ₹1.7 trillion via direct transfer of subsidies, says President
- DBT removed duplicate and fake beneficiaries, thus plugging leakages.
- About 450 schemes linked to DBT, including for cooking gas, rural employment, fertilizer subsidy,
New Delhi: The government has saved as much as ₹1.7 trillion through direct transfer of subsidies to genuine beneficiaries till December, 2019, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Friday.
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