A partir del próximo mes de julio, las 211.000 becas otorgadas por el Fondo Nacional de Becas (FONABE) del Ministerio de Educación Pública pasarán a ser administradas por el Instituto Mixto de Ayuda Social (IMAS) mediante un nuevo...

El Gobierno transfirió este mes casi tres millones de dólares para financiar medicamentos de alto costo, así como tratamientos y diagnósticos para quienes no pueden pagar. “Me sobran los dedos de una mano para nombrar países que...

The BJP-led government in Tripura will continue with all 30 of the pension schemes introduced by the previous Left Front government that is benefiting 4,05,175 people.

This was disclosed by state social...

Labour and Social Protection Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani has said the success of Kenya’s cash transfer program to the most vulnerable people and communities has become a case study in social welfare.

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Saudi Arabia has told a UN meeting that it has developed a system of social protection to protect low-income families in cooperation with government agencies.
The system will give priority to eradicating poverty and raising...

A new transport subsidy scheme in Hong Kong enabling commuters to earn rebates on their Octopus cards kicked off on Saturday with some hiccups at kiosks in convenience stores.

Under the...

Azerbaijan is currently developing an integrated approach towards the unification of benefits, Minister of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of Azerbaijan Sahil Babayev said at a press conference Feb. 14, Trend reports...

The government is planning to initiate a pilot project on replacing take home rations with conditional cash transfer for beneficiaries at Anganwadi centres in two blocks each in Jaipur and Baran districts of Rajasthan and one block...

Rwanda has started a process to revise social protection scheme (ubudehe) after recurrent complaints of citizens who blame local government authorities for ‘being corrupt’ in classification of citizens according to their social...

Belarus and Poland signed a social security agreement during an official visit of a Belarusian parliamentary delegation headed by Chairman of the Council of the Republic Mikhail Myasnikovich to Warsaw, BelTA learned from the Labor...

A round-table of experts agreed that possessing correct data about citizens empowers a nation to protect them and provide assistance that is targeted and approachable. Social welfare is not a result of isolation, but the combined...

The Narendra Modi government’s PM-KISAN scheme, which will enable cash transfers to small and marginal farmers, will be headed by a chief executive officer (CEO) and the programme will run on a centralized software platform with...