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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.


BusinessToday.in
New Delhi, September 6, 2018
Global factors behind rupee fall, no need for knee-jerk reaction: Jaitley; Jan Dhan Yojana: Govt doubles up overdraft facility from Rs 5,000 to Rs 10,000; Bharti Infratel to take annual hit of Rs 780 cr from Vodafone Idea exit; Jeff Bezos becomes richest person on the planet as Amazon becomes $1 trillion company; and Delhi might get a new fuel variant cleaner than CNG. Watch this episode of Business Wrap.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, September 6, 2018
Global factors behind rupee fall, no need for knee-jerk reaction: JaitleyFinance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday attributed the fall in rupee to global factors and said there was no need for panic or knee-jerk reactions. He said the Reserve Bank is doing whatever is necessary to deal with the situation.The battered rupee has lost 165 paise in the last six trading sessions. Jaitley further said the dollar has strengthened against almost every other currency and added that the rupee...


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.


BusinessToday.in
New Delhi, August 15, 2018
On August 1, there were 32.25 crore Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana account holders with a total balance of Rs 80,675 crore. The government provided overdraft of Rs 5,000 to one account holder per household. But merely 1% of account holders used this overdraft facility. Watch BusinessToday.In video to find out why there was such low utilisation of the overdraft facility.


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.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, August 6, 2018
As many as 21 public sector banks (PSBs) and three major private sector lenders have collected Rs 5,000 crore from customers for non-maintenance of minimum balance in their accounts in 2017-18.


BusinessToday.In
July 7, 2018
PMJDY was started with a target to provide universal access to banking facilities starting with basic saving bank account with an overdraft upto Rs 5000 subject to satisfactory operation in the account for six months and RuPay Debit card with inbuilt accident insurance cover of Rs 1 lakh.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 29, 2018
The proposal, still at a nascent stage, envisages borrowers filling in relevant details online, based on which they will subsequently receive competitive offers from interested lenders.


BusinessToday.In
June 17, 2018
Niti Aayog's Governing Council on Sunday met for the fourth time at Rashtrapati Bhawan. The Governing Council is the premier body tasked with evolving a shared vision of national development priorities, sectors and strategies with the active involvement of States in shaping the development narrative.


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May 30, 2018



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May 30, 2018



BusinessToday.in
May 30, 2018
Given that the public sector banks alone control 75 per cent of the total business in the country, the public is sure to face some inconvenience till the strike ends, or is called off.


BusinessToday.In
May 29, 2018
DT Franco, general secretary, All India Bank Officers' Confederation said about 1 million bank officers are expected to participate in the strike on May 30 and May 31.


Anand Adhikari
New Delhi, May 28, 2018
Public sector banks have a lot of catching up to do to engage with fintech players.


BusinessToday.In
May 25, 2018
The employees of public sector banks will go on a two-day strike from May 30-31 to protest a 'meagre' 2 per cent wage hike offered by the Indian Banks' Association (IBA).


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 22, 2018
The Narendra Modi government in November 2016 had banned old currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000, which comprised over 80 per cent the country's cash, to curb black money and promote digital transactions.


PTI
New Delhi, April 21, 2018
India's financial inclusion efforts have won recognition from the World Bank as their data indicate that 55 per cent of new bank accounts opened are from India, Financial Services Secretary Rajiv Kumar said.


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