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The government is allowing the PMJDY account holders to borrow more money than that is available in their accounts, it has laid down certain criteria to avail the facility.(HT file photo)

PMJDY completes 7 years. Here's how to avail 10,000 overdraft facility

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2021 06:09 PM IST
The Centre's scheme allows the Jan Dhan account holders to withdraw money upto 10,000 in the form of a short-term loan.
Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman. (File photo)
Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman. (File photo)

Holders of Jan Dhan a/cs to get insurance

By Rajeev Jayaswal, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2021 04:27 AM IST
The scheme provides 2 lakh for accidental death and full disability, and 1 lakh for partial disability for a premium of 12 per annum.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (File photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (File photo)

PMJDY transformed India’s development trajectory: PM on scheme’s 7th anniversary

Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2021 11:52 AM IST
“I would like to applaud the untiring efforts of all those who have worked to make #PMJanDhan a success. Their efforts have ensured the people of India lead a better quality of life,” PM Modi said in his tweet.
The collective balance in the accounts of poor in Uttarakhand amounts to Rs 1,345.42 crore, the chief minister said in a Facebook post.(PTI file photo)
The collective balance in the accounts of poor in Uttarakhand amounts to Rs 1,345.42 crore, the chief minister said in a Facebook post.(PTI file photo)

Jan Dhan Yojana has revolutionised lives of poor: Uttarakhand CM

Dehradun | By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON AUG 28, 2020 02:55 PM IST
Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the completion of six successful years of the scheme, Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said it has brought about a revolutionary improvement in the lives of the poor as the money released by the government under different welfare schemes meant for them is now credited directly into their accounts.
A video of 60-year-old Punjimati Dei of Bargaon village in Naupara district dragging a cot with her mother lying on it went viral on social media.(Screengrab)
A video of 60-year-old Punjimati Dei of Bargaon village in Naupara district dragging a cot with her mother lying on it went viral on social media.(Screengrab)

SBI suspends manager after centenarian woman in Odisha dragged to bank

Hindustan Times, Bhubanneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty| Edited by Sabir Hussain
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 10:41 PM IST
The SBI said a communication gap resulted in a display of inhuman and insensitive approach in the bank’s treatment of senior citizens.
Impoverished Indians receive food distributed by a Hindu religious organization in Prayagraj, India. At least 200 million poor women will get the remittance under the scheme between April 3 and April 9.(AP)
Impoverished Indians receive food distributed by a Hindu religious organization in Prayagraj, India. At least 200 million poor women will get the remittance under the scheme between April 3 and April 9.(AP)

Coronavirus update: Women to get Rs 500 per month from today under PM Jan Dhan Yojana

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2020 05:10 PM IST
Coronavirus in India: The first instalment of Rs 500 was deposited in accounts of these women beneficiaries on Wednesday under the recently announced Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.(PTI)
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.(PTI)

Official clarifies on Nirmala Sitharaman’s SBI chief audio clip

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2020 09:25 AM IST
Sitharaman was lamenting at the insensitivity of the local bank officials. “The poor tea garden workers were not being able to withdraw their own direct benefit transfer benefits,” he said.
Our findings suggest that there are some important patterns emerging in the electoral politics of welfare which are likely to shape policy design and implementation in the future(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Our findings suggest that there are some important patterns emerging in the electoral politics of welfare which are likely to shape policy design and implementation in the future(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)

Do government’s welfare schemes influence the patterns of voting?

By Louise Tillin
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2019 08:13 PM IST
They partly do. But for an improved outcome, it needs a Centre-state credit-sharing mechanism
A robotics workshop at an engineering college in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, held in 2018.(Bachchan Kumar/ HT file)
A robotics workshop at an engineering college in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, held in 2018.(Bachchan Kumar/ HT file)

HTLS 2019: The transformative power of technology

By Amitabh Kant
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 04:34 PM IST
Advancements in technology, especially Artificial Intelligence (AI), have the potential to provide large incremental value to a wide range of sectors.
PM Narendra Modi meeting with Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsein Loong on the sidelines of East Asia Summit in Singapore.(Photo: Twitter/@BJPOdisha)
PM Narendra Modi meeting with Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsein Loong on the sidelines of East Asia Summit in Singapore.(Photo: Twitter/@BJPOdisha)

Financial inclusion a reality for 1.3 billion Indians, says PM Narendra Modi in Singapore

Singapore | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2018 10:23 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that financial inclusion has become a reality for 1.3 billion Indians as he pitched India as a favourite destination for investment at the Fintech Festival in Singapore.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses beneficiaries of welfare schemes of the BJP government, Jaipur, July 7. Swachh Bharat has changed our approach to civic responsibility(Himanshu Vyas/ Hindustan Times)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses beneficiaries of welfare schemes of the BJP government, Jaipur, July 7. Swachh Bharat has changed our approach to civic responsibility(Himanshu Vyas/ Hindustan Times)

The Modi government’s inclusive policies have unified the nation

By Saket Misra
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2018 06:04 PM IST
In four years, the Modi government has sought to “include” all Indians – rural, urban, differently enabled, young, old in a “new” Indian economic story
The World Bank report released on Friday cited the success of the Jan Dhan Yojana -- the government’s initiative aimed at bringing masses within the formal banking system.(Reuters File Photo)
The World Bank report released on Friday cited the success of the Jan Dhan Yojana -- the government’s initiative aimed at bringing masses within the formal banking system.(Reuters File Photo)

55% of all new bank accounts in the world opened from India, says World Bank report

Press Trust of India, Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 07:33 PM IST
As per the World Bank Global Findex Report, the percentage of adult bank account holders in India increased to 80% in 2017 as compared to 53% in 2014 and 35% in 2011, financial services secretary Rajiv Kumar said.
(HT File Photo)
(HT File Photo)

19 crore Indian adults don’t have bank accounts: World Bank

Press Trust of India, Washington | By Press Trust of India, Washington
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 07:39 AM IST
India the second largest unbanked population after that of China. Also, almost half of the bank accounts in the national remained inactive in the past year.
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