PM “Modi” Interacted with His New Vote Bank of 50 Cr

[New Delhi]PM “Modi” Interacted with His New Vote Bank and said that Social Security Cover is Extended to 50 cr People
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said it is an increase of about 10 times since 2014.
PM said beneficiaries under various social security schemes stood at about 5 crore in 2014, which has now increased to 50 crore.He informed about Social Security Schemes like Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana and Atal Pension Yojana.
Referring to the financial inclusion programme Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, he said the emphasis was on three aspects —
opening the doors of the banks for the poor, or banking the unbanked;
access to capital for small business and budding entrepreneurs, or funding the unfunded; and a social security cover for the poor and vulnerable, thus financially securing the unsecured.
About 28 crore new bank accounts have been opened under the Jan Dhan scheme.
There are about 1 crore subscribers of the assured minimum pension scheme Atal Pension Yojana.
The government is also promoting
Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana for citizens aged 60 years and above.
About 3 lakh people have so far benefited from the scheme.
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