237,000 people in district open bank accounts

28-Apr-2015 #Jan-Dhan Source: The Times of India

Around 237,000 bank accounts has been opened under the Jan Dhan Yojana in nationalized banks in Kolhapur district till now from the date of opening the scheme on August 15 last year. All the account holders have received the RuPay debit card which can be used for purchase and bill payment and continuous transactions for six months allows RuPay card holders to get $15.82 as overdraft. As per the data, The Bank of Maharashtra and Bank of India are at the top in opening accounts under the scheme.

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