Jan Dhan Yojana: 1 lakh 96 thousand bank accounts opened
Agartala : By Our Correspondent
Over 1 lakh 96 thousand bank accounts have been opened so far under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) in state, official communiqué of finance department stated.
Along with rest of the country PMDJY was launched two months back in Agartala by Chief Minister. The scheme aimed at achieving 100 percent financial inclusion was announced by the Prime Minister Modi from the ramparts of Red Fort on 15th August, 2014 during his address to the nation on Independence Day.
The PMJDY, an ambitious programme on financial inclusion to cover all unbanked households in India by Jan 26, 2015 was launched by Modi Aug 28. On an average, 115,000 bank accounts are being opened every day.
The government Oct 27 launched a dedicated website for the PMJDY available both in English and Hindi versions.