Comprehensive database on safety-net schemes on cards

Published on 26 August 2009

The government has initiated a move to create a comprehensive database on social safety-net programmes to streamline the distribution of its resources allocated for the purposes, official sources said.
"We have started the process of establishing a comprehensive database on the government's entire social safety-net schemes," a senior food and disaster ministry official said.
The authorities have taken up the initiative with technical support from World Food Programme (WFP), said the official.

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