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'3.6 crore bank a/cs opened for poor in Bihar'


PATNA: Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi (SuMo) stated on Friday the Narendra Modi govt at the Centre has made super achievements in financial inclusion of folks, together with from weaker sections, as 33.38 crore bank accounts had been opened beneath Jan Dhan Yojana in the closing 5 years.

SuMo stated the Centre has additionally taken social security considerations of folks by giving them insurance coverage duvet, besides 10% reservation to economically weaker sections (EWSs) a few of the unreserved class.


Speaking at serve as organized by voluntary workforce Kabir Ke Log (KKL) at the annexe development of the Bihar legislative council to rejoice the National Voters’ Day and in addition mark the start anniversary of former CM and socialist chief Karpoori Thakur, SuMo stated the bank accounts of as many as 3.60 crore folks had been opened beneath Jan Dhan Yojana in Bihar alone, while insurance coverage duvet towards unintentional deaths had benefited 1,276 households as every of them was given Rs2 lakh towards insurance coverage claims they made. Similarly, he additionally referred to the new Jeevan Jyoti and Atal Pension Scheme that the Centre has presented.


The serve as, organized with the enhance of National Centre for Financial Inclusion (NCFL), was chaired by legislative council appearing chairman Haroon Rashid. A seminar was additionally organized at the theme, ‘Financial Inclusion: Issues, Challenges, Opportunities’.


KKL convener Sanjay Paswan (MLC), NCFL leader govt officer Ok N Singh and Bank of Baroda deputy general manager R Ok Goyal, in addition to Rahul Sharma from State Bank of India and Rita Jha from SIDBI additionally spoke at the occasion.


Pointing to the commitment of PM Modi to learn the weaker sections, SuMo additionally stated the Centre beneath the prevailing dispensation has constituted a commission for the classification of the OBC sections in the two categories of separate backward and EBC groups as a way to imposing the Karpoori Thakur Formula of reservation in the central govt jobs.


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