Jan Dhan Bank Accounts cross 50 Crore mark, Check Official Data

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The Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014, has crossed a major milestone. The total number of bank accounts opened under the scheme has surpassed 50 crores as of August 9, 2023.

Of these accounts, 56% belong to women and 67% are located in rural and semi-urban areas. The total deposits in these accounts are over ₹2.03 lakh crore, and about 34 crore RuPay cards have been issued free of cost. The average balance in PMJDY accounts is ₹4,076.

Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) was launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 15 August 2014. The slogan of the scheme is “Mera Khaata, Bhagya Vidhata” (meaning “My account, fortune maker”)

BankTotal Beneficiaries
Public Sector Banks39.10
Regional Rural Banks9.30
Private Sector Banks1.42
Rural Cooperative Banks0.19
Grand Total50.01
BankFemale Beneficiaries
Public Sector Banks21.55
Regional Rural Banks5.37
Private Sector Banks0.76
Rural Cooperative Banks0.10
Grand Total27.78
BankDeposits in Accounts (in Crore)
Public Sector Banks158574.07
Regional Rural Banks39523.72
Private Sector Banks5755.46
Rural Cooperative Banks0.01
Grand Total203853.26
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