Banking & Financial Inclusion
- 129 new Bank branches opened.
- 601 ATMs opened.
- To promote financial literacy regarding bank credit and loans, Financial Education & Credit Counseling Centre established in Chandigarh by PNB.
- Loans under DRI Scheme @ 4% per annum disbursed by Public Sector Banks to step up small businesses by economically weaker sections of Society and Self-Help Groups.
- To bring EWS under formal banking system, promoted opening of “No Frills” bank accounts.