Guwahati Today

Training of direct benefit transfer

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Feb 13: A team led by Ravneet Kaur, Joint Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, conducted a training programme today for implementation of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) mechanism for disbursement of subsidy under schemes of NEIIPP, 2007.  The training programme was organized by the Commissionerate of Industries and Commerce, Assam at Udyog Bhawan, Bamunimaidam, Guwahati.

Industry Department officials from states like Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Aruchal Pradesh and Sikkim participated in the training conducted with a view to the Centre’s decision to disburse subsidy under NEIIPP, 2007 to eligible industrial units only through DBT mechanism which would be credited into the bank account of the beneficiary industrial units.

Joint Secretary Ravneet Kaur said that DBT mechanism is an effective system as it is fast, transparent and accountable. She called upon the officials to upload all data of industrial units in their respective states in the software so that the subsidies can be disbursed soon after the commencement of the next fincial year.

Kaur was also accompanied by Ashish Dutta, Deputy Secretary of the Department and JK Yadav, senior technical director, NIC, New Delhi. Issues and concerns regarding Aadhar and software labels/categories were also discussed amicably in the meeting and sorted out.