Tuesday, November 11, 2014

100% coverage of house holds with Bank accounts in #Kerala under #PMJDY

In a brief function arranged by SLBC Kerala today, at Durbar Hall, Govt. Secretariat Trivandrum, Finance Minister of Kerala Sri. K. M. Mani declared the state of Kerala as 100% covered with bank accounts for all Households.The Finance Minister also released the Malayalam version of the PMJDY Mission Document and Pictorial Book about Financial Literacy Centres.

Speaking on the occasion, Sri P S Rawat, Executive Director Canara Bank and  Nodal Officer for PMJDY and Chairman SLBC, lauded the efforts of the banks in the state in carrying out the mammoth exercise of survey of all the households in the Rural areas and Urban wards in a record time and for simultaneous opening of accounts for the uncovered households.  He also thanked all the stake holders of SLBC for making the mission a grand success.
Over 11000 camps were oraganised throughout the state by all the banks and 12.80 lac accounts were opened during the past 3 months thereby achieving 100% coverage of households in rural and urban wards. 5.25 lac RuPay Debit Cards have been issued by all banks.