Gates Foundation offers to help monitor India’s ambitious financial inclusion scheme

Monday, September 22, 2014

NEW DELHI: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) has offered to help in monitoring of the progress made with regard to Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), the flagship financial inclusion scheme of the government.

“BMGF can help in mapping the different sites across the country and can inform wherever a saturation level with regard to opening of accounts has reached or likely to reach so that focus can be made in other areas,” Microsoft founder Bill Gates said during his interaction with the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday.

Source: Economic Times (link opens in a new window)

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