The Reserve Bank of India’s Financial Inclusion Index improved to 56.4 this March, from 53.9 a year ago
To further deepen the financial inclusion (FI) framework, the Finance Ministry will organise a special campaign from October 15 to November 26 at the Gram Panchayat (GP) level in seven districts across India.
The districts include Cuttack, Odisha; Aurangabad, Maharashtra; Pune, Maharashtra; Kakinada, AP; Kaushambi, UP; Datia, MP; and Barpeta, Assam.
The campaign will focus on achieving saturation in respect of bank accounts, insurance/pension schemes for eligible individuals, and distribution of loans to Farmer Produce Organisations (FPOs), SHGs (Self Help Groups) for establishment of Cold-Chain infrastructure.
First Published: Oct 02 2022 | 7:00 PM IST