Discourse On Rural Financial Inclusion:
Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) organised a special event called “Discourse on Rural Financial Inclusion” on 18th December, 2021.
- As a part of the event, the facility for overdraft (OD of Rs. 5,000/- to verified SHG members under DAY – NRLM having accounts under the prime Minister Jan Dhan Yojana with Banks was launched by Department of Rural Development.
- This facility has been initiated in pursuance of the announcement made by the Finance Minister in her budget speech of 2019-20.
- Six Women SHG members from three States i.e., Rajasthan, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh (Two from each State) were provided with a cheque of Rs. 5,000 to mark the start of the scheme.
- It is estimated that about 5 crore women SHG members under DAY-NRLM would be benefitted from this facility eventually.