29 Sep 2014
New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that around Rs 1,500 crore has been deposited so far in banks under the Jan Dhan Yojana even though people could have opened new bank accounts with zero balance.
30 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Softening his stance on the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday said he is not worried about the quality of KYC for opening new accounts and welcomed the financial inclusion scheme.
30 Sep 2014
Narnaund (Hisar): BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday hit out at Om Prakash Chautala, a former chief minister of poll-bound Haryana saying his 'arrogance' remains the same despite his sentencing in the teachers' recruitment scam.
29 Sep 2014
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday urged the Mahadalit families against fleeing their native Nepura village in Gaya district."You should not flee from your village for whatever reason," Manjhi told around 300 Mahadalit families, while announcing to turn Nepura, under Tekari police station area, a model village with various facilities.
26 Sep 2014
New Delhi: With an aim to uplift the poor by enhancing livelihood opportunities through skill development, Government announced a Rs 500 crore "Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana" and also urged the Industry to come forward to impart training to unemployed youth.
19 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Finance Ministry said 4 crore bank accounts have been opened under the Jan Dhan Yojana and banks have mobilised Rs 3,700 crore so far.
25 Aug 2014
Kanpur: Six medical college hospitals in Uttar Pradesh will be modernized and converted into super-speciality facility on the lines of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said in Kanpur.
17 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Government has decided that benefits under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) would be extended to existing bank account holders provided they apply for it.
18 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Government is targeting about 80 lakh subscribers under its Swavalambam pension scheme. The scheme is a part of the ambitious financial inclusion Jan-Dhan Yojana and the government will try to achieve the figure by the end of this fiscal year, the PFRDA Chairman said on Thursday.
12 Sep 2014
New Delhi: State Bank of India has taken the lead in flagship Jan Dhan Yojana by opening over 30 lakh accounts so far, followed by Punjab National Bank.