Women Jan Dhan account holders to get ₹500 per month for next 3 months1 min read 26 Mar 2020, 01:47 PM IST
This measure will benefit about 20 crore account holders
Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) was launched in 2014
Woman Jan Dhan account holders will get ₹500 per month for next 3 months through direct transfer. This will benefit about 20 crore account holders. These are part of ₹1.7 lakh crore Gareeb Kalyan package announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today to mitigate the hardships of the poor due to the coronavirus lockdown.