CENTRALLY SPONSORED SCHEMES: Govt kicks off process to double enrollment
Srinagar, Feb 16:
Jammu and Kashmir administration has kicked off the process to double the
number of beneficiaries under different centrally sponsored schemes in the new
accessed by The Kashmir Monitor reveal that the government is working to double
the enrollment in PMJDY, PMJJBY, PMSBY, SUPI, Mudra Loan and APY.
been asked to open 22 lakh accounts under PMJDY and eight lakh and four lakh
enrollments under PMSBY and PMJJBY respectively,” the document reads.
Department, as per the document, has also launched a campaign to achieve
complete financial literacy of the entire population and enhance the livelihood
options for the people, “who have been traditionally left out of such
“In order to
reach out to all the segments of the population in each district, all lead
district managers across J&K have been advised to organise special camps to
push credit growth and enhance enrolments under different social security
schemes,” the document reads.
development commissioners have also been directed to involve PRI functionaries
like Panches, Sarpanches and BDC chairmen to spread awareness among the people
about different financial inclusion schemes of Centre and Union Territory.
An official said
financial empowerment of every citizen, formalizing the economy, enhancing
national productivity, bringing in transparency and optimization of national
resources are the key goals for financial inclusion.
Governor Girish Chandra Murmu recently said promoting financial inclusion means
taking actions which result in expanding peoples’ access to the services
offered by the formal financial sector.
He has called for
optimum utilization of resources so that common people could benefit from the
financial activities and schemes being extended by the government.