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Apr 18, 2018
It’s no mystery why banks have little appeal to the urban poor: They serve no purposeBanking system is incomprehensible and quite inaccessible for many of the urban poor. The most important service they need from banks is money- transfer
Mar 22, 2018
Govt says 20% or over 6 cr accounts opened under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana lying dormantAn estimated 31.20 crore Jan Dhan accounts with an aggregate deposit balance of over Rs 75,000 crore were opened till February, out of which 25.18 crore (or 81 percent) were operative, Minister of State for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla told the Rajya Sabha
Dec 17, 2017
Fact-checking Narendra Modi: 13 of prime minister’s 16 claims on govt schemes true or partly true, 3 falseNarendra Modi at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit he defended his term so far by listing out the steps he had taken towards a “systemic overhaul"
Oct 13, 2017
Rural inflation lower in states with more Jan Dhan a/cs, indicates formalisation of economy, says SBI reportThe top ten states accounted for 23 crore accounts (75 percent) with Uttar Pradesh topping the list at 4.7 crore accounts, followed by Bihar (3.2 crore) and West Bengal (2.9 crore). Nearly 60 percent of Jan Dhan accounts have been opened in rural areas alone.
Oct 07, 2017
Narendra Modi at IIT Gandhinagar: PM asserts India cannot afford to have 'digital divide'Narendra Modi on Saturday asserted that the country cannot afford to have a 'digital divide' and called for bridging this gap to ensure social equality.
Sep 28, 2017
Savings via direct benefit transfer cross Rs 58,000 cr mark: Union Minister Ravi Shankar PrasadRs 58,000 cr money is not private money it is tax payer's money which required to be saved and digital governance is doing that, Ravi Shankar Prasad said
Apr 03, 2017
SBI hikes minimum balance for savings a/c, other chargesThe SBI decision to raise charges on various services is likely to be followed by other banks, hitting customers across the country.
Mar 28, 2017
SBI spent Rs 775 cr in maintaining Jan Dhan accounts says govtBank-wise and year-wise information on the cost of operation of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan accounts is not maintained
Mar 11, 2017
Banks to charge on cash withdrawal and deposits not fair, RBI should step inWhen a bank sinks, the concern is that deposit holders are affected and not the shareholders. The bank is never put in the dock when bad lending decisions are taken and NPAs increase
Mar 07, 2017
SBI's Rs 5,000 minimum balance rule may face govt resistance, but then why spare private, foreign banks ?The idea of making these arguments is not to justify SBI rules but to make the point that SBI has every right to operate in a level playing field like its rivals, which is critical for its healthy survival