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PM's social security schemes: Canara Bank rolls out awareness campaigns across Delhi

K R Srivats New Delhi | Updated on January 23, 2018 Published on May 17, 2015

Building on the success of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, the state-owned Canara Bank on Sunday rolled out awareness campaigns across Delhi on the Prime Minister's three latest social security schemes.

Roadshows were held in 16 clusters across Delhi to promote the three new social security schemes -- Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY), Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) and Atal Pension Yojana (APY).

Meenakshi Lekhi, Member of Parliament from New Delhi constituency, flagged off the roadshow at Karol Bagh.

She congratulated Canara Bank for enrolling the highest number of people among all the banks in the social security schemes till date.

For the Delhi region, Canara Bank has enrolled the maximum number of persons (1,12,929 lives) under the PMSBY among all banks till date, said Hemant Kumar Tamta, General Manager at this public sector lender.

Even in the case of PMJJBY, Canara Bank is leading the league table with 74,512 lives enrolled up to May 13 this year, data available with the Delhi State level Bankers' Committee showed.

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Published on May 17, 2015
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