What is DBT Government payment?

Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) was launched by the Government of India in January, 2013. Here the money will be directly transferred to the bank account of the beneficiaries of various Government schemes. You can read about the Direct Benefit Transfer – History, Structure, Schemes in the given link.

DBT helps in removing corruption due to middlemen as the benefits or subsidies are directly transferred to citizens. There are 317 Government schemes under DBT. It was launched in a phased manner for 26 Central Government Schemes in 43 districts.

Further readings:

  1. Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan (PM-SYM) – World’s Largest Pension Scheme
  2. Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) – Benefits & Implementation

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