Srinagar, June 05: Government will start sending the amount of 500 rupees to the women account holders of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) for the month of June from Friday.The amount is the third installment under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package.
According to news agency KINS the Department of Financial Services said, “beneficiaries can withdraw the amount on any day after 10th June. The amount will be sent as per time table based on the last digit of the beneficiary’s account number”.
They said that ten thousand 29 crore rupees were credited to 20.05 crore women Jan Dhan account holders as the first installment.
They further said that the number of women PMJDY account holders whose accounts have been debited by customer induced transactions under 1st instalment is 8.72 crore. “Ten thousand 3 hundred 15 crore rupees were credited to 20.62 crore women Jan Dhan account holders with second installment. The number of women PMJDY account holders whose accounts have been debited by customer induced transactions under 2nd instalment is 9.7 crore”.
“As part of the 1.70 lakh crore rupees Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package, the Government announced free food grains and cash payment to women and poor senior citizens and farmers”.(KINS)