PM MODI says Jan Dhan Yojana: 6 years of Jan Dhan Yojana completed. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today described the achievements of this ambitious scheme. And this is on the occasion of completion of six years of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on completion of six years of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana. The scheme launched with the ambitious objective of banking.
PM MODI says Jan Dhan Yojana: 6 years of Jan Dhan Yojana completed
Writing on Twitter, Prime Minister Modi wrote, Six years ago, the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana launched with the ambitious objective of banking. The initiative is a game-changer, serving as the foundation for many poverty alleviation. Its initiative was to benefit crores of people.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the high number of beneficiaries of this scheme are from rural areas. And these include women and rural area. He wrote in another tweet, thanks to Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, which has secured the future of many families. A high proportion of the beneficiaries are from rural areas and include women. He wrote that I appreciate all those who have worked tirelessly to make the PM-Jan Dhan Yojana a success.
The Prime Minister also shared some infographics which stated that 17.90 crore Jan Dhan bank accounts opened by August 2015. while 40.35 crore bank accounts have opened by August 2020. The salient features of Jan Dhan Yojana include – Easy to open basic savings bank deposit account with KYC, zero balance and zero fees. Apart from this, another feature is the issuance of debit cards with free insurance and micro-insurance of Rs 2 lakh. Overdraft for consumption, micro-pension and micro-credit facilities.
Another infographic stated that 63.6 percent of Jan Dhan account holders are from rural areas while 36.4 percent are from urban areas. More than 55 percent of the account holders are women. Significantly, the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana is a government scheme aimed at expanding affordable access to financial services such as bank accounts, remittances, loans, insurance and pensions. The scheme was launched on 15 August 2014 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.