GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

 

 

MINISTRY IF FINANCE

DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION No. 706

TO BE ANSWERED ON 22/11/2016

QUESTION

Addressing of grievances of beneficiaries under Jan Dhan Yojana

 

 

 

                                                                             

DR. VINAY  P. SAHASRABUDDHE :

 

Will the Minister of FINANCE be  pleased to state:

 

(a)  the  number of beneficiaries under the Jan Dhan Yojana a popular scheme launched by Government of India, the details thereof, State/Union Territory-wise;

 

(b)  the States covered under this Scheme having the maximum number of beneficiaries;

 

(c)  the State having the minimum number of beneficiaries; and

 

(d)  whether Government has received/ is receiving any complaints with regard to problems being encountered while going for opening of an account, if so, the total number of complaints received till date and the number of complaints duly addressed in this regard?

 

 

 

 

            ANSWER

THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(Shri Santosh kumar Gangwar)

 

(a) to (c) As on 02.11.2016, 25.44 crore Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Accounts (PMJDY) have been  opened across the country.  State/Union Territory-wise number of beneficiaries under PMJDY is given in Annexure.  Maximum and minimum number of beneficiaries under the Yojana are in the States of  Uttar Pradesh and Sikkim  respectively.

(d)  Till 10.11.2016, 415 complaints pertaining to opening of accounts were received  and out of which 413 complaints have been duly addressed.

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Annexure to Q. No. 706 for 22.11.2016

Statewise Position of PMJDY as on 02.11.2016

S.No

State Name

Total Number of Accounts

1

ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS

55131

2

ANDHRA PRADESH

7910585

3

ARUNACHAL PRADESH

184536

4

ASSAM

9502523

5

BIHAR

26051998

6

CHANDIGARH

217830

7

CHHATTISGARH

11821149

8

DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI

63841

9

DAMAN & DIU

23185

10

GOA

142179

11

GUJARAT

8982419

12

HARYANA

5469450

13

HIMACHAL PRADESH

965270

14

JAMMU & KASHMIR

1973884

15

JHARKHAND

8575773

16

KARNATAKA

9898962

17

KERALA

3251456

18

LAKSHADWEEP

5244

19

MADHYA PRADESH

22233707

20

MAHARASHTRA

15602199

21

MANIPUR

703794

22

MEGHALAYA

374224

23

MIZORAM

378319

24

NAGALAND

192079

25

NCT OF DELHI

3406550

26

ORISSA

10630537

27

PUDUCHERRY

126091

28

PUNJAB

5109488

29

RAJASTHAN

18872797

30

SIKKIM

84412

31

TAMIL NADU

8700599

32

TELANGANA

8166402

33

TRIPURA

819334

34

UTTAR PRADESH

37711410

35

UTTARAKHAND

2072912

36

WEST BENGAL

24208967

 

Grand Total

254489236