Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) – National Mission for Financial Inclusion, completes seven years of successful implementation.
More than 43.04 crore beneficiaries banked under PMJDY since inception, amounting to Rs. 146,231 crore.
Financial Inclusion is among top-most priorities of the Government as it is an enabler for inclusive growth, said MoS Finance, Dr. Bhagwat Karad
PMJDY Accounts have grown three-fold from 14.72 Crore in Mar’15 to 43.04 Crore as on 18-08-2021.
55% Jan-Dhan account holders are women and 67% Jan Dhan accounts are in rural and semi-urban areas
Out of total 43.04 crore PMJDY accounts, 36.86 crore (86%) are operative
Total RuPay cards issued to PMJDY accountholders: 31.23 Crore
Under PM Garib Kalyan Yojana, a total of Rs. 30,945 crore have been credited in accounts of women PMJDY account holders during Covid lockdown
About 5.1 crore PMJDY accountholders receive direct benefit transfer (DBT) from the Government under various schemes.