11.5 cr Bank Accounts Opened under Jan Dhan yojana

100 Per Cent Coverage Achieved In Shivamogga Under PMJDY: Ikkeri www.ambitionias.com
  • Guinness Book of World recognizes achievements of financial inclusion program initiated by Modi.( Biggest financial inclusion program in the world)
  • 1.8 cr accounts opened in a week’s span (23­29 Aug,2014).
  • 99.74% households covered so far with 51% women and 60% accounts in rural India.
  • Benefits of the program: Personal accident insurance of Rs 1 lakh, life insurance cover of Rs 30000 to eligible beneficiaries and financial inclusion.

Exams Perspective:

  1. What is Fin Inclusion?
  2. Pradhan Mantri Jan­Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)