Arun Jaitley's mortal remains brought to BJP headquarters for last respects
Sunday, August 25, 2019, 12:19 PM
Former finance minister Arun Jaitley, a key strategist and chief troubleshooter of the BJP and the Narendra Modi government during its first term, died on Saturday at the AIIMS after battling multiple health issues for the last several months. He will be cremated with full state honours at the Nigambodh Ghat today. Jaitley, 66, breathed his last at 12.07pm on Saturday.
Deposits in Jan Dhan accounts cross Rs 1 lakh crore
Wednesday, July 10, 2019, 3:49 PM
Deposits in bank accounts opened under Jan Dhan scheme, launched about five years ago by the Modi-government, have crossed the Rs 1 lakh crore mark. As per the latest finance ministry data, the total balance in over 36.06 crore Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) accounts was at Rs 1,00,495.94 crore as on July 3.
Deposits in Jan Dhan accounts set to cross Rs 90,000 crore
Sunday, February 10, 2019, 1:01 PM
Total deposits in Jan Dhan accounts are set to cross Rs 90,000 crore with government making the flagship financial inclusion programme more attractive especially by doubling accident insurance cover to Rs 2 lakh. According to data from the finance ministry, the deposits, which have been steadily rising since March 2017, have already reached Rs 89,257.57 crore as on January 30, and are steadily rising.