Odisha News Insight

CM opposing DBT to benefit BJD people: Dharmendra

ONI Bureau: The Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday slammed the State Government for opposing Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) compliant system.

Pradhan said through DBT system the payments are credited directly to the beneficiary’s bank account with any hassles and the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik opposing DBT system only to benefit BJD people.

In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Naveen urged the Centre for making cash disbursement of pension in the State under NSAP scheme as beneficiaries are not willing to accept pension through banks and post offices because of inadequacies in their services.

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