On completion of nine years of PM Jan Dhan Yojana
, Prime Minister Narendra Modi
on Monday said through this initiative, millions have been brought in the financial mainstream, ensuring that every Indian has a rightful place in the country’s growing economy
. “As we mark 9 years of PM Jan Dhan Yojana, I congratulate all those who benefitted from this scheme and laud everyone who worked to make it a success. It is a milestone effort in empowering our people,” Modi said in a post on X.
“Through this initiative, we have brought millions into the financial mainstream, ensuring every Indian has a rightful place in our growing economy,” he said.
The Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) was launched on August 28, 2014 to provide universal banking services through opening of zero-balance bank accounts for every unbanked household, based on the guiding principles of banking the unbanked, securing the unsecured and funding the unfunded.