78 schemes covered under DBT system so far, As many as 78 schemes including Jhan Dhan and MGNREGA being implemented by 17 ministries and departments are covered under Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) system. The government has decided to introduce DBT system for fertilizer subsidy payments. It is slightly different from the normal DBT being implemented in LPG subsidy.
iv. Under the proposed system, 100% subsidy on various fertilizer grades shall be released to the manufacturers and importers on the basis of actual sales made by the retailer to the beneficiaries.