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More than 30 crore Accounts opened under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana

Press Information Bureau:  December 20, 2017

New Delhi: As on 6.12.2017, total 30.71 crore accounts have been opened under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), including 18.05 crore accounts opened in rural/semi-urban areas.

Banks are opening PMJDY accounts for unbanked persons at their branches. In addition for uncovered Sub-Service Areas (SSAs) with 1000-1500 households, Bank Mitras, who can open PMJDY accounts, are deployed. State/UT-wise number of PMJDY accounts is annexed at Table 1.

Department of Revenue has apprised that based on information received from 187 Reporting Entities, Rs. 42,187crore had been deposited in 3,74,14,844 PMJDY accounts during the period 8.11.2016 to 30.12.2016.  A number of measures have been taken up by the Government, which include collection of information on cash transactions, collating and analysis of such information, extensive use of information technology and data analytic tools for identification of high risk cases, expeditious verification of suspect cases and enforcement action as required.

Table 1: State/UT wise Number of PMJDY accounts opened as on 06.12.2017

 

S.No

 

State Name

Number of PMJDY accounts opened as on 06.12.2017

Rural

Urban

Total

1

Andaman & Nicobar islands

36853

14581

51434

2

Andhra Pradesh

4437311

4536119

8973430

3

Arunachal Pradesh

150536

102830

253366

4

Assam

9486483

3033857

12520340

5

Bihar

20174916

12173763

32348679

6

Chandigarh

38085

206473

244558

7

Chhattisgarh

8221389

4603014

12824403

8

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

74300

13618

87918

9

Daman & Diu

20443

20654

41097

10

Delhi

470489

3463299

3933788

11

Goa

107512

42802

150314

12

Gujarat

6048591

5548967

11597558

13

Haryana

3404165

3031380

6435545

14

Himachal Pradesh

848820

127351

976171

15

Jammu & Kashmir

1673959

264985

1938944

16

Jharkhand

7832980

3095969

10928949

17

Karnataka

6534781

5022652

11557433

18

Kerala

1536024

1944817

3480841

19

Lakshadweep

4520

642

5162

20

Madhya Pradesh

12804614

13841605

26646219

21

Maharashtra

10415718

11270381

21686099

22

Manipur

355535

423036

778571

23

Meghalaya

346429

66601

413030

24

Mizoram

98146

166569

264715

25

Nagaland

101236

115266

216502

26

Odisha

8819012

3341299

12160311

27

Puducherry

68970

90485

159455

28

Punjab

3380992

2629442

6010434

29

Rajasthan

14332237

9565442

23897679

30

Sikkim

73412

20960

94372

31

Tamil Nadu

4075561

4822010

8897571

32

Telangana

4577150

4368329

8945479

33

Tripura

580715

230766

811481

34

Uttar Pradesh

27730246

18533375

46263621

35

Uttarakhand

1332547

794666

2127213

36

West Bengal

20296556

9091734

29388290

Total

180491233

126619739

307110972

Disclaimer: This information has been collected through secondary research and IBEF is not responsible for any errors in the same.