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Jan Dhan Yojana
Opinion  /  Published 28.09.21

Cash is still king: Digital payments in India

Digital payments seem to be ubiquitous in India now, from local kirana stores to cabs. Every place appears to have one of those small stands with QR codes. Now this might lead you to believe...
By Partha Pratim Chakraborty, Aashita Joshi

Opinion  /  Published 10.09.21

Give women credit

On August 12, the prime minister sanctioned a fund of Rs 1,625 crore towards capitalization of about four lakh women self-help groups under the ‘Atmanirbhar Narishakti se Samvad’ initiativ...
By Arindam Gupta

India  /  Published 31.01.21

'Govt schemes in line with Vivekananda’s vision'

India is now providing solutions to world’s problems from the Covid-19 pandemic to climate change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday, citing a list of measures taken by his government....
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 11.11.20

Free foodgrain plan may get extension

The government is mulling over plans to extend the free foodgrain scheme and cash transfer plan to the bank accounts of women in view of the spike in the number of coronavirus cases in the country. &...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.04.20

Cash dole to women from today

The Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) on Thursday said women bank account holders under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) will start getting an amount of Rs 500 per month from Friday.This follows...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

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North East  /  Published 28.02.20

Bid to improve services

The district administration has initiated steps to strengthen delivery of public services at the doorstep of the people. Sources said as part of decentralisation and democratisation, the administratio...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

India  /  Published 15.06.20

100-year-old dragged to bank

A 60-year-old woman had to drag her 100-year-old mother on a cot to a bank in Odisha for physical verification to withdraw Rs 500 from her Jan Dhan Yojana account.The Utkal Grameen Bank branch in Bara...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.05.19

Personal touch to get women to booths

Gas stoves and drinking water over surgical strikes? Wooing the ma-bahu-beti voters is important for all parties this general elections. Women voters in Jharkhand are around 1.04 crore or 47.65 per ce...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.05.20

New hunger death, old malady

The Latehar district administration has started an inquiry into the death of a five-year-old child, the 30th alleged hunger death in Jharkhand since September 2017.The mother of Nimani Bhuiyan, a Dali...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.04.20

Banks: Get pension but don’t crowd

East Singhbhum district administration has geared up to enforce social distancing to prevent crowding by beneficiaries of Jan Dhan Yojana from Friday.“Starting Friday, all banks have been asked to i...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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