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Jan Dhan Yojana- Let's know which people get Jan Dhan benefits, these are the benefits.


Central and state governments run various schemes to help the economically weaker people of the country, one such scheme is Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2017. The scheme aims to provide bank accounts to millions of people across the country, especially targeting the economically weaker sections. Let us know about the benefits and eligibility criteria of this scheme in detail.

Benefits of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana:

Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana offers a variety of benefits beyond just opening zero-balance bank accounts. Participants in this scheme are entitled to accident insurance coverage up to Rs 2 lakh and life cover up to Rs 30 thousand. Apart from this, individuals also earn interest on the amount deposited in their accounts. Additionally, an overdraft facility of Rs 10,000 is available to account holders, providing financial flexibility and support.

Who can apply:

To be eligible for an account under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, one must be a citizen of India.

This initiative primarily targets the economically weaker sections, ensuring that those who do not have bank accounts can access financial services.

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