Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) Current Affairs, GK & News

SBI Financial Inclusion metrics report

The State Bank of India (SBI) has released its Financial Inclusion metrics report. It has been prepared by Chief Economic Advisor of SBI group, Soumya Kanti Ghosh. Key Findings of the report The report states that, financial inclusion policies have a multiplier effect on economic growth, income inequality and reducing poverty. It is also conducive ..

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Bank accounts under PMJDY reach 43 crores

According to finance ministry, Under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), number of bank accounts have increased to 43 crores with total deposits of Rs 1.46 lakh crore. Key Highlights The flagship financial inclusion scheme, PMJDY, has completed seven years of implementation. This scheme was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Independence ..

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“Goal Programme” launched for Tribal Youth

The Union Minister for Tribal Affairs, Arjun Munda launched “GOAL Programme”. GOAL Programme is Going Online As Leaders. The programme has been launched in partnership with Facebook. Highlights The programme is being launched to provide mentorship to the tribal youth in digital mode. This will act as catalyst to bring out more hidden talents of ..

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Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana: 32 Crore receive financial assistance

Under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, more than 32 crore have received financial assistance so far. Highlights The scheme has benefitted the public in the following ways 29 Cores of beneficiaries have been distributed free food grains. 8 lakhs have received free cylinders under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Rs 7.47 crore transferred under Pradhan Mantri ..

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Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana features into Guinness book of World Records

NDA government’s flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) has entered into Guinness book of World Records. Guinness book of World Records has given certificate stating it as most bank accounts opened in one week. In one week, 18,096,130 bank accounts were opened as part of the financial inclusion campaign from 23rd to 29th ..

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