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Government raises account opening target to 10 crore under PMJDY

Government raises account opening target to 10 crore under PMJDY

27 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Enthused by initial response, the government has revised upwards target for opening of accounts under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) from 7.5 crore to 10 crore by January 26.

Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY),   Finance Minister Arun Jaitley,   Aadhar card,   Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme,   Regional Rural Banks(RRBs),   National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM),  
Sebi to simplify KYC norms for <strong>rural</strong> investors

Sebi to simplify KYC norms for rural investors

18 Dec 2014

Mumbai: After allowing rural customers to trade in cash up to Rs 20,000 at one time and Rs 50,000 per annum, Sebi is now working on simplifying KYC process for them in a bid to bring more such investors to capital markets.

Rural customers,   Sebi,   KYC,   Investors,   Capital markets,  
Panel to interview 35 candidates for Executive Director post in PSBs

Panel to interview 35 candidates for Executive Director post in PSBs

19 Dec 2014

New Delhi: A government-appointed selection panel would interview 35 general managers to fill vacancies of 14 Executive Directors in various public sector banks.

Government,   Selection panel,   Interview,   General managers,   Bank vacancies,   Executive Directors,   Public sector banks,  
Apple Pay gets more support from <strong>banks</strong>

Apple Pay gets more support from banks

18 Dec 2014

San Francisco: The electronic payment system Apple Pay, which allows the new iPhone to make payments in stores, has the backing of banks that dominate 90 percent of all credit cards transactions from the US, the company has announced.

Electronic payment system,   Apple Pay,   iPhone,   iPhone payments,   Credit cards,   Banks,  
 Odisha aims to open bank accounts of all households by 25 January

Odisha aims to open bank accounts of all households by 25 January

18 Dec 2014

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has set a target of opening bank accounts of all households in the state by January 25, 2015. Odisha Chief Secretary G C Pati reviewed the financial inclusion programme yesterday and said banks and different departments need to complete household survey at village level by December 24, 2014.

Odisha,   open bank accounts,   households,   25 January,   business,   banks,   banking,  
Survey reveals 82 percent works under MPLADS in <strong>rural</strong> areas: Government

Survey reveals 82 percent works under MPLADS in rural areas: Government

17 Dec 2014

New Delhi: As much as 82 percent of the works under Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) were sanctioned in the rural areas as per a sample survey, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.

Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme,   MPLADS,   works under MPLADS,   MPLADS in rural areas,   Statistics Minister,   V K Singh,  
Government takes initiatives for expanding Panchayati Raj institutes

Government takes initiatives for expanding Panchayati Raj institutes

18 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Government has taken a special initiative for expanding the outreach and enhancing the quality of training for Panchayati Raj Institutes, Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Panchayati Raj institutes,   Lok Sabha,   Birender Singh,   National Capability Building Framework (NCBF),   State Institutes of Rural Development,   ,  
Dia Mirza to support NGO to make <strong>rural</strong> 'cool'

Dia Mirza to support NGO to make rural 'cool'

15 Dec 2014

Mumbai: Actress and producer Dia Mirza is set to support 'Rural Is Cool' -- an initiative by Ronnie and Zarina Screwvala's Swades Foundation -- to raise funds for the sake of educational and sanitation facilities for residents of the country's rural areas.

Dia Mirza,   Rural Is Cool,   Swades Foundation,   Ronnie Screwvala,   Zarina Screwvala,   Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2015,  
Centre comes to rescue of Spicejet, may ask <strong>banks</strong> to give loans

Centre comes to rescue of Spicejet, may ask banks to give loans

16 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Coming to the rescue of the crisis-ridden budget airline SpiceJet, the Civil Aviation Ministry on Tuesday said it may request Indian banks/financial institutions to extended loans of upto Rs 600 crore to the airline as part of measures to keep the carrier functional.

SpiceJet,   DGCA,   aviation,   Prabhat Kumar,   Mahesh Sharma,   ,  
Special initiatives in 272 districts to remove <strong>regional</strong> imbalances

Special initiatives in 272 districts to remove regional imbalances

12 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Government is addressing regional economic imbalances in 272 districts through Backward Region Grant Fund (BRGF) and providing industrial incentive to special category states, including northeastern region, Lok Sabha was informed on Firday.

Backward Region Grant Fund,   Lok Sabha,   Nirmala Sitharaman,   Industrial Policy and Promotion,  

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