Page-3 of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana Current Affairs, GK & News

Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs launches Shehri Samridhi Utsav

On 5th February, the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has launched Shehri Samridhi Utsav to extend the outreach of DAY-NULM (Deendayal Antyodaya Mission – National Urban Livelihoods Mission) to the most vulnerable. The event will also showcase its initiatives and facilitate access of Self-Help Group (SHG) members to the other government schemes. Through ..

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Union Cabinet approved proposal to levy 60% deduction on accounted deposits

The Union Cabinet has approved a proposal to levy close to 60% deduction on unaccounted deposits in banks above a threshold by amending the Income Tax (I-T) Act. The move was taken amid banks reporting over Rs 21,000 crore being deposited in zero-balance Jan Dhan accounts post demonetisation, which the government doubts to be the laundered black ..

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Meghalaya achieves 100% financial inclusion under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna

Meghalaya has achieved 100 percent success in implementing Union Government’s flagship scheme for financial inclusion-Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna (PMJDY). In the state, all eleven districts have been able to open at least one bank account of every household under the ambitious scheme. More than 5.53 lakh households have been covered with 1.55 lakh new ..

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Government revises target of opening of accounts under PMJDY

Government has revised the target for opening of accounts under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) from 7.5 crore to10 crore by 26th January, 2015. It was announced by Finance Ministry in order to open one account bank account for each household in the country. According to Finance Ministry Till 18th November 2014, 7.64 crore ..

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