OPINION: Immediate clarity is needed on the scope, intention and justification for the mishmash that is the Public Services Card. If any lingering doubt remained that Irish citizens need far greater transparency from the State on...

The Narendra Modi government’s flagship pension scheme for unorganised workers may cover around 15 crore people over the next three years, labour secretary Hiralal Samariya was quoted as saying by a report in Livemint.

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BLOG: The more than ten-year-old social protection scheme, Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), has survived its second transfer of power since it was launched in 2008 by the PPP government.

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BLOG: Of the innumerable government schemes available in India, only a minor section of the country’s almost 1.36 billion population avails and benefits from them. India formulates welfare schemes for a cross section of the country’...

The Union government will enrol around 150 million workers over the next three years under its flagship pension scheme...

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli on Tuesday said the government will continue to support social protection programs and the subsidy system while establishing an accurate and sound database to determine the real beneficiaries. 

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BLOG: Consider this hypothesis: What if social safety net programs, such as cash-for-work, could help turn around the struggling efforts ...

Estudos recentes mostram que o número de pessoas vivendo com a AIDS na África Subsaariana é maior em grupos com melhores condições socioeconômicas. No artigo recém-publicado pelo IPC-IG “O papel potencial das transferências sociais...

The Washington-based institution found that for every Sh1 spent on the programme, 73 cents go to the well-off, a situation that has consigned many elderly people to poverty. "Analysis of administrative data also shows that the...

Foreigners (including residents from Taiwan, Macau, and Hong Kong) working in China have been required to participate in the country’s social security system starting from 2011. While most regions have made it mandatory for...

El ministro de Desarrollo Humano e Inclusión Social y Presidente Ejecutivo del IMAS, Juan Luis Bermúdez, confirmó la mañana de este lunes la transferencia exitosa de ₡3,962 millones a 200.068 estudiantes quienes, hasta junio, recibieron una beca de...

OPINION: The Department of Agriculture’s four-paragraph announcement in the Federal Register of a “revision of categorical eligibility in the...