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The Government of India last week launched the official website for the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, the website which is accessible in both English and Hindi was launched by the secretary of the Department of Financial Services, G S Sandhu in the national capital. The event was attended by personal of the Ministry of Financial Services, RBI officials and representatives of leading public and private sector banks.

Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana Statistics

The Ministry has also released the latest enrollment figures for Jan Dhan Yojana which shows that a whopping 1 Lakh bank accounts are being opened every day since the scheme was launched in the month of August 2014.

The press release from the government also claimed that more than 6.5 crore bank accounts have been opened and these newly opened bank accounts have managed to garner more than Rs 5000 crore as deposits to date.

A total of 4 Crore Rupay Debit cards have also been issued to date to the account holders who have opened their bank account under the PMJDY scheme.

PMJDY Inquiry Number launched

Two new Toll-Free numbers providing comprehensive details about Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana have also be launched. Anybody who wants detailed information about Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana can contact these toll-free numbers:

1800 11 0001
1800 180 1111

www.pmjdy.gov.in website launched

Standardized Application form for PMJDY released 

To overcome the shortage of applications faced by citizens desirous of opening new bank accounts, a standardized application form has been released. This form can be be downloaded online and a print-out can be used to open a bank account in any public or private bank. The Hindi version of the bank account opening form can also be downloaded from the official website.

PMJDY – Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (Accounts Opened until the 1st Week of November 2014) Latest Information
S.No No Of Accounts
(In Lacs)
No Of Rupay Debit Cards
(In Lacs)
Balance In Accounts
(In Lacs)
No Of Accounts With Zero Balance
(In Lacs)
Rural Urban Total
1 Public Sector Banks 305.48 258.73 564.2 352.25 437753.42 425.06
2 Regional Rural Banks 98.41 17.33 115.74 11.81 59318.03 91.38
3 Private Banks 9.41 9.78 19.19 5.03 32338.7 13.1
Total 413.30 285.84 699.13 369.09 529410.15 529.54

Bank Account Balance under Jan Dhan Yojana

It has also been determined that while the newly opened accounts have managed to attract deposits of more than Rs 5000 Crore, more than 75% of accounts opened under the scheme are yet to witness any deposits.

Statewise Account Opening Weekly Statistics As on 29.10.2014

STATE RURAL URBAN TOTAL AADHAAR SEEDED % AADHAAR SEEDED
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 15784 6156 21940 4811 21.93%
2 Andhra Pradesh 1805277 1419748 3225025 2164082 67.10%
3 Arunachal Pradesh 25768 7095 32863 1450 4.41%
4 Assam 1506766 503274 2010040 67166 3.34%
5 Bihar 3062329 1255886 4318215 385270 8.92%
6 Chandigarh 17190 115896 133086 72109 54.18%
7 Chattisgarh 967776 646045 1613821 168232 10.42%
8 Dadra and Nagar Haveli 13901 4314 18215 4655 25.56%
9 Daman and Diu 8969 2163 11132 3293 29.58%
10 Goa 56016 18699 74715 40887 54.72%
11 Gujarat 1407922 1174887 2582809 591107 22.89%
12 Haryana 1119445 944503 2063948 804981 39.00%
13 Himachal Pradesh 394359 51835 446194 244020 54.69%
14 Jammu & Kashmir 280975 93885 374860 42366 11.30%
15 Jharkhand 950608 515159 1465767 852759 58.18%
16 Karnataka 2457829 1398724 3856553 2003844 51.96%
17 Kerala 566320 506983 1073303 501511 46.73%
18 Lakshadweep 3369 85 3454 2099 60.77%
19 Madhya Pradesh 2216547 2366238 4582785 1663932 36.31%
20 Maharashtra 2098514 2297616 4396130 2637584 60.00%
21 Manipur 86593 77761 164354 21297 12.96%
22 Meghalaya 46023 28755 74778 1232 1.65%
23 Mizoram 16885 30865 47750 1926 4.03%
24 Nagaland 22893 21295 44188 4372 9.89%
25 National Capital Territory of Delhi 152135 1301669 1453804 793536 54.58%
26 Odisha(Orissa) 1491142 644540 2135682 484369 22.68%
27 Puducherry (Pondicherry) 35196 32334 67530 39097 57.90%
28 Punjab 1611310 1107675 2718985 1401504 51.55%
29 Rajasthan 2621661 2009729 4631390 1838158 39.69%
30 Sikkim 33345 5730 39075 27545 70.49%
31 Tamil Nadu 1932836 1479412 3412248 726374 21.29%
32 Telangana 1591620 1235228 2826848 1734024 61.34%
33 Tripura 110772 51319 162091 75308 46.46%
34 Uttar Pradesh 7287305 4375028 11662333 1283699 11.01%
35 Uttrakhand 532397 281848 814245 98666 12.12%
36 West Bengal 3325505 1628857 4954362 788068 15.91%
Total 39873282 27641236 67514518 21575333 31.96%

For more information about Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, Frequently asked questions, Bank account opening form and latest news visit the official site at the link below :

The official website can be accessed at http://www.pmjdy.gov.in/

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