Which of the following is the first North East state to achieve 100 percent success in implementing the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana?

Which of the following is the first North East state to achieve 100 percent success in implementing the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana?
[A]Nagaland
[B]Tripura
[C]Meghalaya
[D]Assam

Meghalaya
Meghalaya became the first state in India to achieve 100 percent success in implementing the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana. All households in the state have been successfully covered under the scheme. More than 5.53 lakh households have been covered with 1.55 lakh new bank accounts. The Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, a nationwide scheme was launched by the Modi government for financial inclusion of every household that does not have a bank account. According to the scheme, every family must have at least a Bank Account and head of the family will get life insurance coverage of Rs 1 lakh in case of accident. All eleven districts have been able to open at least one bank account of every household under the ambitious scheme.

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  • dhana lakshmi
    Reply

    i think kerala is the right answer

  • Ganesh Naik N
    Reply

    Union Finance Ministry on 14 November 2014 announced that Goa and Kerala became the first states in the country to achieve 100 percent Financial Inclusion under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY).

    Also, three Union Territories (UTs) namely Chandigarh, Puducherry and Lakshadweep achieved 100 percent financial inclusion.

    According to official data, 11.26 lakh bank accounts were opened in Kerala, followed by 77485 accounts in Goa, 1.36 lakh accounts in Chandigarh, 69819 accounts in Puducherry and 3588 accounts in Lakshadweep under the Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY).

    How come Meghalaya achived 100% success?