UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2015

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    'Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana' has been launched for

    A)  providing housing loan to poor people at cheaper interest rates

    B)  promoting women's Self-Help Groups in backward areas

    C)  promoting financial inclusion in the country

    D)  providing financial help to the marginalised communities

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Exp. [c] Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) is a National Mission for Financial Inclusion to ensure access to financial services, namely, Banking/Savings& Deposit Accounts, Remittance, Credit, Insurance, Pension in an affordable manner. Account can be opened in any bank branch or Business Correspondent (Bank Mitra) outlet. This financial inclusion campaign was launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on 28th August, 2014.

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