The government transfers subsidy to LPG users as well as to beneficiaries of scholarships and pension schemes directly to their bank accounts under the DBT.
From April 1, kerosene subsidy too will be transferred directly to beneficiary accounts. DBT for kerosene will help curtail subsidy outgo for the cooking fuel which in 2014-15 was about Rs 24,799 crore.
"Today's meeting discussed social sector programme and the implementation of the DBT scheme. Some of the inputs will definitely be used to streamline and modify the DBT," an official said.

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