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Government of India
Ministry of Finance
02-October-2014 12:13 IST
5.29 Crore Accounts Opened under PMJDY-3.12 Crore in Rural and 2.17 Crore in Urban Areas; RuPay Card issued in 1.78 Crore Accounts

Mission Director & Additional Mission Director reviewed the progress in implementation of PMJDY with EDs of Public Sector Banks and some of the private banks i

Mission Director & Additional Mission Director reviewed the progress in implementation of PMJDY with EDs of Public Sector Banks and some of the private banks i.e. Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank and Indusind Bank.

 

o       The UTs of Puducherry & Chandigarh have covered all households, with provision of banking facilities.

 

o       Two Districts in Country i.e. Mehsana and Porbandar in Gujarat have covered all households under PMJDY with provision of banking facilities.

 

o       As on date 5.29 Crore accounts have been opened under PMJDY of which 3.12 Crore in Rural and 2.17 Crore are in Urban areas. RuPay Card have been issued in 1.78 Crore accounts.

 

o       There is pendency in issuance of RuPay Card, for which banks have been advised to increase their capacity of issuance of RuPay Card and clear the backlog quickly. While most of the Banks expect Backlog to be cleared by 15th Oct, in some Banks it may take 4 weeks.

 

o       Account opening form for opening of bank account under ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana’ is available on department of financial services’ website http://financialservices.gov.in

 

o       Survey work for identification of uncovered households have been initiated by the banks and will be completed by 10th Oct, except in the State of Haryana and Maharashtra where survey work has been temporarily suspended in view of  Assembly Elections.

 

o       People have been requested to cooperate with Bank Officials during Household Survey being conducted by Bank Officials.

 

o       Person having Aadhaar Number are requested to open their account by using Aadhaar Number as KYC Document.

 

o       People not having Aadhaar Numbers are requested to enroll themselves at Aadhaar Registration Counter available in account opening camps organized by Banks.

 

o       Toll free numbers for redressal of grievances and queries under PMJDY have been set up at National and state level.

 

List of National Level and State wise toll free numbers are as follows:

 

PRIME MINISTER JAN DHAN YOJNA - Toll Free Numbers

National  Toll Free Numbers :

1800-11-0001 /1800-180-1111

S.No.

State Name

State Level Toll Free Number

1

Andhra Pradesh

1800-425-8525

2

Andman & Nicobar Island

1800-345-4545

3

Arunachal Pradesh

1800-345-3616

4

Assam

1800-345-3756

5

Bihar

1800-345-6195

6

Chandigarh

1800-180-1111

7

Chhattisgarh

1800-233-4358

8

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

1800-233-1000

9

Daman & Diu

1800-233-1000

10

Delhi

1800-1800-124

11

Goa

0832-241-6666

12

Gujarat

1800-233-1000

13

Haryana

1800-180-1111

14

Himanchal Pradesh

1800-180-8053

15

Jharkhand

1800-345-6576

16

Karnataka

1800-4259-7777

17

Kerala

1800-425-11222

18

Lakshadweep

1800-4259-7777

19

Madhya Pradesh

1800-233-4035

20

Maharashtra

1800-102-2636

21

Nagaland

1800-345-3707

22

Orissa

1800-345-6551

23

Puducherry

1800-4250-0000

24

Punjab

1800-180-1111

25

Rajasthan

1800-180-6663

26

Sikkim

1800-345-3256

27

Telangana

1800-425-1825

28

Tamil Nadu

1800-425-4415

29

Uttar Pradesh

1800-102-4455

1800-223-344

30

Uttrakhand

1800-180-4167

31

West Bengal and Tripura

1800-345-3343

32

Meghalya

1800-345-3658

 

 

 

 

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