The variety of accounts until September 9, 2020, underneath PMJDY was 40.63 crore, of which 22.44 crore accounts had been held by girls and 18.19 crore by males, mentioned the RTI reply to Madhya Pradesh-based activist Chandra Shekhar Gaur.
The deposits in these PMJDY accounts witnessed an 8.5 per cent rise until early September of the present fiscal yr to almost Rs 1.30 lakh crore, in line with the data offered by the finance ministry.
The whole stability underneath the PMJDY accounts on April 1, 2020, was Rs 119,680.86 crore, which grew by 8.5 per cent to Rs 129,811.06 crore by September 9, 2020, the federal government mentioned within the Right to Information (RTI) question.
However, in line with the info furnished by the ministry, no separate information has been shaped with respect to quantity held by ladies and men account holders.
In response to a question on the variety of accounts with zero stability, the RTI reply mentioned as many as 3.01 crore accounts had no stability as of September 9, 2020.
There is not any separate information on zero stability account gender smart, the ministry added.
According to the newest information obtainable on authorities web site, pmjdy.gov.in, there are 40.98 crore beneficiaries with Rs 130,360.53 crore stability as on October 7, 2020.
Of these, public sector banks (PSBs) have opened the utmost variety of PMJDY accounts at 32.48 crore accounting for Rs 1,00,869.65 crore stability.
Regional rural banks have as many as 7.24 crore beneficiaries (Rs 25,509.05 crore) whereas personal sector banks have miniscule 1.27 crore accounts (Rs 3,981.83 crore).
Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana was launched in August 2014 underneath the National Mission for Financial Inclusion.
Initially it was for a interval of 4 years (in two phases). It was prolonged past August 2018 with change in deal with opening accounts from each family with some modifications comparable to revision in overdraft (OD) facility to Rs 10,000 from Rs 5,000; non-conditional OD facility for quantity as much as Rs 2,000 and revision in age restrict for OD from 18-60 years to 18-65 years.