Jan Samarth Portal
On June 6, 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a “national portal for credit-linked government schemes” called “Jan Samarth Portal”.
- Portal was launched during the ‘Iconic Week Celebrations’ of Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Corporate Affairs at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.
- The week, starting from June 6 to June 11, is being celebrated as part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’.
What is Jan Samarth Portal?
Jan Samarth Portal is a one-stop digital portal, that links the government credit schemes. It is first of its kind platform, connecting beneficiaries directly to the lenders. This portal has been launched in a bid to encourage inclusive growth and development of several sectors by guiding and providing them the right government benefits by means of simple and easy digital processes. It ensures end-to-end coverage of all the linked schemes.
Jan Samarth Portal is a unique digital portal, that will link 13 Credit Linked Government schemes on a single platform.
Significance of the Portal
This portal will help in improving the lives of students, businessmen, farmers, MSME entrepreneurs as well as help them in realizing their dreams. The Portal has an open architecture, which will help state governments and other organisations to add their plans on it, in future.
On the occasion, Prime Minister also inaugurated a Digital Exhibition. The exhibition traces the journey of Ministry of Finance as well as Ministry of Corporate affairs in past eight years.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also released special series of Rs 1, Rs 2, Rs 5, Rs 10 and Rs 20 coins. These special series of coins have the theme of logo of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. These coins can easily be identified by visually impaired persons.
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2022
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2022
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