Union minister will launch Jan-Dhan Yojana in Chhattisgarh
RAIPUR: Union Minister of State for Minerals, Steel
and Labour Vishnudev Sai will launch “Pradhanmantri Jan-Dhan Yojana” for
Chhattisgarh in Raipur on August 28. The inaugural function will be held at
Naveen Vishram Bhawan situated at Civil Lines here at 4 in the evening.
Chhattisgarh’s health and urban administration
minister Amar Agrawal will preside over the function. MP Ramesh Bais, Rajya
Sabha member Dr Bhushanlal Jangade, MLAs Satyanarayan Sharma, Devji Bhai Patel,
Dhanendra Sahu, Srichand Sundarani and Navin Markandeya, mayor Raipur Municipal
Corporation Kiranmayi Nayak and president Raipur district panchayat Laxmi Verma
will be present as special guests. The programme will be organised jointly by
the Directorate of Institutional Finance Chhattisgarh and the State Level
According to sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi
would launch this scheme at national level at a function organised at Vigyan
Bhawan New Delhi on August 28 at 4 pm.
On this line, as per the instructions received from
the Central Government, this scheme will be launched in Chhattisgarh on the
same day and time - at state level in Raipur and district level at all district
headquarters. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the nation from the
ramparts of Red Fort on I-Day had made declaration of this scheme.
Chhattisgarh government, in a circular issued to all
collectors, has instructed them to organise inaugural function of this scheme.
In the circular issued by the Finance and Planning Department, it has been said
that district in-charge ministers, MPs, MLAs and other people’s representatives
should necessarily be invited for the district-level programmes.
Literacy and financial inclusion related programmes
should be included in these functions. According to the Prime Minister, with
the opening of bank account of each family, they would get loan, savings and
other necessary facilities related to banks easily.