Lessons from Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
The Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana is a success storya rare case of a popular policy that delivers political and long-term economic benefits
This month marks the completion of the third anniversary of the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), the financial inclusion scheme implemented by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government. Along with the opening of a bank account, the PMJDY scheme comes with other benefits for account holders. The account holders get access to credit and pension facilities and also a debit card with a built-in accident insurance cover for Rs1 lakh. More importantly, the account holders can get government subsidies delivered to them in cash, directly into their accounts.