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Number of rural and urban PMJDY recipients in India 2020 by sector

Of a total 388 million Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana recipients as of May 2020, about 245 million recipients came from rural/semi-urban branches in India. Over 300 million of these recipients were recipients in public sector banks during the measured time period.
The Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana was a financial inclusion program which was applicable citizens between 18 and 65 years old. It aimed to expand and make affordable access to financial services such as bank accounts, remittances, credit, insurance and pensions. Launched in August 2014, the scheme was criticized by the opposition as an effort to please voters that has created unnecessary work-burden on public-sector banks. It claimed that the poor deserved food more than bank accounts and financial security.

Number of Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana recipients in India as of May 2020, by type and sector

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Release date

May 2020



Survey time period

as of May 27, 2020

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