Photos: PM's Jan Dhan Yojana launched, over 1.5 cr bank accounts opened [Photos]

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his ambitious Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana in New Delhi on Thursday. Here are the photos from the all-India launch of scheme.

FP Staff August 30, 2014 11:14:50 IST
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and MoS Nirmala Sitharaman clap during a function in New Delhi on Thursday. Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister Nripendra Misra is also seen. PTI
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and MoS Nirmala Sitharaman clap during a function in New Delhi on Thursday. Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister Nripendra Misra is also seen. PTI
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and MoS Nirmala Sitharaman releasing publications at the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana. Close to 1.5 crore accounts were opened with this scheme. PTI
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and MoS Nirmala Sitharaman releasing publications at the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana. Close to 1.5 crore accounts were opened with this scheme. PTI
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitating a beneficiary couple at the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana in New Delhi on Thursday. PTI
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitating a beneficiary couple at the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana in New Delhi on Thursday. PTI
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitating Priya Sharma for her contribution in title and logo designing at the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana in New Delhi. PTI
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitating Priya Sharma for her contribution in title and logo designing at the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana in New Delhi. PTI
Chennai: Union Minister for Law and Justice, Communications and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad presents a kit to a beneficiary during the launch of 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana' in Chennai on Thursday. PTI Photo by R Senthil Kumar
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Chennai: Union Minister for Law and Justice, Communications and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad presents a kit to a beneficiary during the launch of 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana' in Chennai on Thursday. PTI Photo by R Senthil Kumar
Patna: Women display pass books of their bank accounts opened under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana. PTI
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Patna: Women display pass books of their bank accounts opened under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana. PTI
Lucknow: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launching the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana in Lucknow on Thursday. PTI
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Lucknow: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launching the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana in Lucknow on Thursday. PTI
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana in New Delhi. PTI
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana in New Delhi. PTI