"I would ask the JSS as to how you can empower the people through this scheme. If you have any suggestion, please let our officials know. Our officials will also announce new guidelines," she said inaugurating an exhibition on literacy and livelihood here.

The exhibition was organised by National Literacy Mission Authority.

Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS), is an initiative aimed at providing vocational skills to non-literate and neo-literates in the country.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 28th of August launched his government's mega scheme 'Jan Dhan Yojana', declaring that it was aimed at eradicating financial untouchability by providing bank accounts to the poor.

On the inaugural day, a record 1.5 crore bank accounts were opened across the country, the largest such exercise on a single day possibly anywhere in the world.

The Scheme will cover 7.5 crore people by January 26, 2015, who will be provided zero-balance bank account with RuPay debit card, life insurance cover of Rs 30,000 in addition to accidental insurance cover of Rs 1 lakh.

Later the account holders will be provided an overdraft facility of up to Rs 5,000. Meanwhile every account holder will get a 'RuPay' debit card with a Rs one lakh accident cover.

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