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Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, September 6, 2018
During his Independence Day speech on 15th August 2014, Prime Minister Modi announced the establishment of PMJDY as a scheme meant to increase banking penetration, promote financial inclusion and provide at least one bank account per household across the country in four years.


PTI
New Delhi, September 5, 2018
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley says as the scheme has been a \"runway success\", the government has decided to make it an open-ended scheme, meaning that it will continue indefinitely


BusinessToday.In
September 5, 2018
Cash worth Rs 42,200 crore was deposited in 3.74 crore Jan Dhan accounts between November 8, 2016 - when Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his surprise note ban announcement - and December 30, 2016.


E Kumar Sharma
New Delhi, September 5, 2018
Vijayalakshmi Das once hand-held the microfinance institutions. Now, she is doing the same with farmer collectives and churning out women entrepreneurs.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, September 3, 2018
Payments banks can only accept deposits of up to Rs 1 lakh per customer in a savings/current account.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, August 31, 2018
ICICI Bank votes for Chanda Kochhar's reappointment to board; Rana Kapoor to remain Yes Bank CEO and MD till further notice from RBI; Vodafone and Idea get ready to become Vodafone Idea; and after Future Retail and More, Amazon adds Spencer's to cart. Watch more in this episode of Business Wrap.


BusinessToday.in
New Delhi, August 31, 2018
Rupee plunges to record low of 71 against US dollarThe Indian rupee collapsed to a fresh record low of 71 against the US dollar for the first time ever by falling 26 paise on persistent demand for the US currency amid rising crude prices, news agency PTI has reported.Rupee is worst performing currency in Asia on year-to-date basis. Rana Kapoor to remain Yes Bank CEO and MD till further notice from RBIPrivate sector lender Yes Bank today said it has received RBI's approval for the ...


PTI
August 29, 2018
The nationwide launch would take place in 650 branches and 3,250 access points on September 1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi would launch IPPB in Delhi.


BusinessToday.In
August 28, 2018
Digital payments in India is now poised for a great leap forward as global tech giants slug it out for a bigger slice of the pie.


Joe C Mathew
August 16, 2018
One and a half decade after Vajpayee demitted office, he is today remembered as a leader who took forward India's telecom revolution, laid the foundation for massive infrastructure projects - road, rail and air, in a size and scale that matched the Nehruvian-era.


BusinessToday.In
August 13, 2018
PM Modi may push financial inclusion drive in I-Day speechPrime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to announce benefits for about 32 crore Jan Dhan account holders in his Independence Day address this week to provide a boost to the government's financial inclusion drive, official sources said. There could be a doubling of overdraft facility to Rs 10,000 under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) account holders as part of the government's effort to fund the unfunded, they ...


PTI
August 12, 2018
PMJDY, the flagship financial inclusion drive, was launched in August 2014. The first phase ended on August 14, 2015 was focussed on opening basic bank accounts and RuPay debit card.


Anand Adhikari
New Delhi, August 6, 2018
It has not given bankers the realisations they had hoped for. Now the government has unveiled a new approach even while they are modifying the act.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, August 1, 2018
Prime Minister will launch the India Post Payments Bank. The date of launch would be decided in a day or two, says Communication Minister Manoj Sinha.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 31, 2018
Sharma says that widespread fear-mongering has hindered the seamless adoption of Aadhaar that one can use to subscribe to multiple benefits.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 30, 2018
Infosys to build software development centre in NoidaInfosys Ltd has said it would build a software development centre in Noida in Uttar Pradesh, with an initial investment of about 7.5 billion rupees ($109 million). India's second-biggest software services exporter said the 2.7 million square feet facility would be able to accommodate 5,000 staff. \"The facility is a critical part of our effort to enhance our presence in the national capital region and leverage the talent pool ...


PTI
July 29, 2018
Facebook-owned WhatsApp has been testing its payments services in India for a few months now with about one million users and is waiting for clearance from the government for a full-fledged rollout across the country.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 27, 2018
Regrading WhatsApp Payments, Facebook's co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg remains bullish on India - it is, after all, the largest market for WhatsApp, accounting for over 200 million of its total 1.3 billion user base.


PTI
July 12, 2018
The development comes nearly seven months after Airtel along with Airtel Payments Bank came under fire for allegedly opening payments bank accounts of its mobile subscribers without their consent, and LPG subsidy worth crores was deposited into these accounts.


B.S. Srinivasalu Reddy
New Delhi, July 9, 2018
A new breed of fintech lenders is creating a niche segment.


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