Buzzing Chandigarh (Poonam) Chandigarh: May 17, BANKS IN HARYANA OPENED 70,01,083 ACCOUNTS UNDER PRADHAN MANTRI JAN-DHAN YOJANA (PMJDY) AS ON 31.03.2019 AGAINST 64,95,997 AS ON 31.03.2018 REGISTERING A GROWTH OF 7.78% AND MOBILIZED AN AMOUNT OF RS 2667 CRORE AS ON MARCH, 2019 IN HARYANA.
- BANKS IN HARYANA DISBURSED LOAN OF RS 9,878 CRORE TO 8,62,920 PERSONS AS AT MARCH, 2019 (SINCE INCEPTION OF THE SCHEME) IN THE STATE OF HARYANA UNDER PRADHAN MANTRI MUDRA YOJNA (PMMY).
- TOTAL ADVANCES OF COMMERCIAL BANKS/RRBs IN HARYANA INCREASED BY RS. 23,019 CRORES FROM RS. 2,37,187 CRORE AS AT MARCH, 2018 TO RS. 2,60,206 CRORE AS AT MARCH, 2019.
- TOTAL DEPOSITS OF COMMERCIAL BANKS/RRBs IN HARYANA INCREASED BY RS. 39,036 CRORE FROM RS. 3,40,128 CRORE AS AT MARCH, 2018 TO RS. 3,79,164 CRORE AS AT MARCH, 2019.
- Dr. Yaduvanshi, Executive Director PNB expressed hope that new KCC introduced b y Government of India for Animal Husbandry & fisheries will bring another White Revolution & Blue Revolution in the state.
148th meeting of State Level Bankers’ Committee Haryana was held today at Hotel Mount View, Sector 10, Chandigarh. Shri D S Dhesi, IAS, Chief Secretary, Govt of Haryana was the Chief Guest of the Meeting. Dr Rajesh Yaduvanshi, Executive Director, Punjab National Bank presided over the meeting. Shri TVSN Prasad, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary to Govt. of Haryana, Finance & Planning Deptt; Shri Sunil Gulati, ACS, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Deptt., Haryana, Ms. Rachna Dikshit, Regional Director, Reserve Bank of India, Chandigarh, Mrs. Neerja Shekhar, IAS, Principal Secretary, Social Justice & Empowerment Deptt., Haryana, Shri Ashok Sangwan, IAS, Director General, Deptt. Of Industries & Commerce, Haryana, Madam, Bhawna Garg, IAS, Dy. Director General, UIDAI, Shri Deepak Manchanda, CGM, NABARD, Regional Office, Haryana, Shri B.S. Raina, General Manager, PNB, Head Office, New Delhi, Shri D K Jain, Zonal Manager, Punjab National Bank, Haryana Zone & Convener, State Level Bankers’ Committee, Haryana, Senior Officers of the State Govt. and Controlling Heads of the Banks operating in the State of Haryana were among those who attended the meeting.
Dr Rajesh Yaduvanshi, Executive Director, Punjab National Bank in his key note address informed that since launch of Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) on 28th August, 2014, banks have opened 70,01,803 accounts up to 31st March 2019 and garnered an amount of Rs 2,667 crore as deposit under this scheme. Out of total 32,54,898 accounts of women have been opened which is 46% of the total accounts opened and Rupay Cards have been issued in 90% of the total accounts opened. He expresses with happiness that the position of state of Haryana is no. 1 amongst all India level in issuance of Rupay Card. He called upon all the bankers to continue opening of accounts under PMJDY till the coverage of last un-banked person and issue Rupay Cards in all accounts.