Women Jan Dhan accounts to be credited with Rs 500 from today

Here’s a good news for women Jan Dhan Yojana account holders! The first instalment of Rs 500 will be deposited in their accounts starting from tomorrow. As announced in Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package to ease the hardship of the poor in view of the lockdown, a sum of Rs 500 per month will be deposited in the accounts of women Jan Dhan Yojana beneficiaries for three months.

To maintain social distancing and to ensure orderly withdrawal of money by the beneficiaries, the banks will follow a schedule for disbursing this money for this month. For beneficiaries whose Bank account numbers ending (for withdrawal):

Women Jan Dhan Yojana beneficiaries account holders having account number with last digit as 0 or 1, date on which amount could be withdrawn by the beneficiaries – 3.4.2020, 2 or 3 (account number with last digit) – Date: 4.4.2020, 4 or 5 – 7.4.2020, 6 or 7 – 8.4.2020, 8 or 9 – 9.4.2020. And after 9th April, beneficiaries may withdraw any day at their convenience. “Also, request the beneficiaries to use the neighborhood ATMs with Rupay cards, Bank Mitras, CSPs as much as possible to avoid crowding at the branches,” it added.