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PMJDY: Time to review

One year into office, prime minister Narendra Modi is still in a mission mode – to launch new or revamped government schemes. Even as he launched three new schemes on May 9, one of his first,

Modi`s key initiatives: Analysis

Prime minister Narendra Modi completes his one year in office on Monday. Governance Now has reviewed some of his key promises and initiatives taken in one year and what needs to be done in near fut

Development must reach people at the margins: Arun Jaitley

Finance minister Arun Jaitley has been playing the pivotal role when it comes to ensuring the delivery of a slew of initiatives the prime minister has been taking over the past year. His hands

Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana: Silent revolution

Good intentions often pave the way for the worst outcome. We saw it in the 1980s when a plan for rural poverty alleviation, known as the integrated rural development programme (IRDP), was launched.

Former RBI governor Bimal Jalan talks about PMJDY

Bimal Jalan, a former RBI governor, feels that PMJDY is a very “good idea” and with the intelligent use of technology it can be a useful instrument for fin

PMJDY: An account of change

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, in his book ‘Development as Freedom’, referred to Mary Wollstonecraft’s classic ‘A Vindication of the Rights of Women’, in which she outlin

Money order: Bank on post offices

Soon after the 1998 Lok Sabha elections when Atal Bihari Vajpayee went to meet president KR Narayanan to stake his claim to form the government, he was asked to produce letters of support from alli

CMD, Bharatiya Mahila Bank, Usha Ananthasubramanian on Jan-Dhan Yojana

Usha Ananthasubramanian is the first head of India’s first bank meant for women. Set up in November 2013, Bharatiya Mahila Bank, is the youngest and smallest of

Reform to perform to transform: Modi to civil servants

Prime minister Narendra Modi conferred PM Awards for Excellence in Public Administration to civil servants on Thursday. These awards aim to acknowledge, recognise and reward the extraordinary and i

Improving livelihood with financial access is the task ahead

“Demonetisation has created an entire system of digitisation and financial inclusion,” said PK Gupta, managing director (Retail and Digital Banking), State Bank of India, at the launch

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