Deposits in Accounts Under Jan Dhan Scheme Cross $3.8 Billion Mark

14-Oct-2015 #Jan-Dhan Source: NDTV

The finance ministry has revealed that deposits in accounts opened under the government’s ambitious financial inclusion scheme Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana have crossed $3.8 billion. The ministry further said that zero-balance accounts are now less than 40 per cent of the total accounts. Major banks like SBI, United Bank of India, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Bank of Baroda, and UCO Bank have contributed significantly to this achievement.

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