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'Jan Dhan Scheme' - 38 News Result(s)

  • Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana: From Zero Balance To Latest Details In 10 Points

    Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana: From Zero Balance To Latest Details In 10 Points

    The Jan Dhan tally, the finance ministry said, has reached Rs 63,971 crore in deposits and 22.14 crore Rupay cards.

  • 23% Jan Dhan Accounts Still Without Balance, Deposit Surge Abates

    23% Jan Dhan Accounts Still Without Balance, Deposit Surge Abates

    After Prime Minister Narendra Modi surprised the entire nation with demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes on November 8, deposits in Jan Dhan accounts have increased by 28,973 crore.

  • Banks Asked To Use Banking Correspondents For Atal Pension Scheme

    Banks Asked To Use Banking Correspondents For Atal Pension Scheme

    The objective of the government's flagship Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan scheme is to provide banking facilities to the unbanked, not only banking accounts, but also credit facilities and bring them under the fold of insurance and pension, the regulator said in a statement.

  • Institutions Can Play Key Role In Financial Inclusion Programmes: Arun Jaitley

    Institutions Can Play Key Role In Financial Inclusion Programmes: Arun Jaitley

    Major beneficiaries under the MUDRA scheme were women and those from weaker sections of society, the finance minister said.

  • RBI Deputy Governor Downplays Money Deposit Issue On Zero-Balance Accounts

    RBI Deputy Governor Downplays Money Deposit Issue On Zero-Balance Accounts

    Terming instances of banks depositing money to reduce the number of accounts with zero balances as not a criminal act, Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor SS Mundra on Monday said such stray incidents should not distract from the larger cause of financial inclusion.

  • Four Banks Looking Into Jan Dhan Account Deposits: Arun Jaitley

    Four Banks Looking Into Jan Dhan Account Deposits: Arun Jaitley

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said 4 PSU banks are "investigating from their branches" whether money in some Jan Dhan accounts was deposited by account holders themselves or by business correspondents to keep the number of zero-balance accounts low.

  • Jan Dhan Deposits On Rise, Cross Rs 42,000 Crore Mark

    Jan Dhan Deposits On Rise, Cross Rs 42,000 Crore Mark

    Amid Opposition's criticism of alleged manipulation in Jan Dhan figures, government officials on Tuesday said deposits under this flagship financial inclusion scheme has crossed Rs 42,000 crore-mark and the percentage of zero-balance accounts has fallen below 25 per cent.

  • Two Years Of Modi Government: Swachh Bharat, Jan Dhan Most Visible, Says Report

    Two Years Of Modi Government: Swachh Bharat, Jan Dhan Most Visible, Says Report

    Only a few schemes, including Jan Dhan and Swachh Bharat, have caught "imagination" of the country in the first two years of the Narendra Modi government while most of its other schemes have escaped notice, according to a report by CMS.

  • Government Plans Mega Launch of Insurance, Pension Schemes

    Government Plans Mega Launch of Insurance, Pension Schemes

    On the lines of the Jan Dhan financial inclusion scheme's mega rollout, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch on May 9 social security insurance and pension schemes in Kolkata, while other ministers will unveil them in different cities.

  • Budget: Tax Deduction Limit Up Rs 50,000 for Investment in Pension Fund

    Budget: Tax Deduction Limit Up Rs 50,000 for Investment in Pension Fund

    In order to promote social security conditions in the country, the government on Saturday raised the tax incentive limit for investment in pension fund by Rs 50,000, taking it to Rs 1.5 lakh.

  • PM Modi Reviews Progress of LPG Subsidy Transfer Scheme

    PM Modi Reviews Progress of LPG Subsidy Transfer Scheme

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reviewed the progress of implementation of the scheme for paying subsidy on cooking gas (LPG) directly into bank accounts of consumers.

  • PM Modi Congratulates Bankers on Success of 'Jan Dhan Yojana'

    PM Modi Congratulates Bankers on Success of 'Jan Dhan Yojana'

    Announced by the Prime Minister during his Independence Day speech and launched soon after, the scheme is a national mission to bring every household under the financial radar.

  • After Jan Dhan Scheme, Modi Government Eyes Another World Record

    After Jan Dhan Scheme, Modi Government Eyes Another World Record

    Having set a world record with fastest roll-out of its financial inclusion scheme - Jan Dhan Yojana, the government expects its ambitious power sector programme to create more such records, including by making India the world's largest destination for renewable energy.

  • Jan Dhan Yojana Turns a Big Hit in Davos

    Jan Dhan Yojana Turns a Big Hit in Davos

    After making financial history and entering the Guinness World Records, the Narendra Modi government's financial inclusion scheme Jan Dhan Yojana is creating a big buzz in Davos, with the World Bank President and the Queen of Netherlands lauding India's efforts.

  • Jan Dhan Scheme: 11.5 Crore Accounts Opened, Says Jaitley

    Jan Dhan Scheme: 11.5 Crore Accounts Opened, Says Jaitley

    As many as 11.5 crore bank accounts have been opened under the 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana' financial inclusion scheme, exceeding the enhanced target of 10 crore and covering 99.74 per cent of households, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday.

  • Jan Dhan Scheme: LIC Seeks List of Insured, Says Report

    Jan Dhan Scheme: LIC Seeks List of Insured, Says Report

    Life Insurance Corporation (LIC), which has been asked by the government to provide life cover worth Rs 30,000 to beneficiaries of the 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana' or PMJDY, has asked the Indian Banks' Association to provide a list of those insured and details of claims to be given by it under the scheme.

  • Jan Dhan Scheme: Tihar Inmates to Get Life Insurance Cover

    Jan Dhan Scheme: Tihar Inmates to Get Life Insurance Cover

    Inmates of Delhi's high-security Tihar Jail will soon get life and accidental insurance cover as the prison administration, in collaboration with Indian Bank, has decided to get their accounts opened under the Jan Dhan scheme.

  • Jan Dhan Scheme: No Fresh Accounts Needed to Get Benefits

    Jan Dhan Scheme: No Fresh Accounts Needed to Get Benefits

    The government said on Wednesday that persons already having a bank account need not to open a fresh one to avail benefits of the 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana' (PMJDY).