Rajasthan’s CM Vasundhara Raje added one more jewel to her crown as her government has recorded DBT amount of more than ₹ 20000 crore under Bhamashah yojana. It is a proud moment for Rajasthan government as its Bhamashah Yojana has turned out to be India’s largest DBT system. This scheme has enabled the women of the state to be financially secured. This achievement is announced by CM Raje on Twitter. She also added that it realizes PM Narendra Modi’s vision of financial inclusion. Apart from this, she talked about BJP government’s policy of putting the people first. She also mentioned that people got cash and non-cash benefits due to this yojana.
Bhamashah yojana has come as a boon to the state of Rajasthan. This scheme was launched by Chief Minister of the state Vasundhara Raje on 15 August 2014. This scheme aimed at providing financial and non-financial benefits of governmental schemes directly to women recipients in a transparent way. This scheme showcases the government’s vision to empower every woman. Envisaged in the year 2008, the Bhamashah Scheme was thought of even before Aadhaar programme. Bhamashah is the first of its kind direct benefit transfer scheme in the country. Hence, it will lead to empowered society and empowered state.
What is DBT?
DBT stands for Direct Benefit Transfer. Started on 1 January 2013, it aims at changing the mechanism of transferring subsidies launched by Government of India. By this system, subsidies will be directly transferred to the people through their bank accounts.