The Ministry of Rural Development is releasing the lump sum amounts @ Rs. 500/- per woman to Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) accountholders (as per number of such accounts intimated by banks), for April 2020, and the same have been credited to the designated accounts of individual banks on 2nd April 2020.
This follows the announcement made by the Finance Minister on 26.3.2020 regarding ex-gratia payment of Rs. 500/- per women PMJDY account holders, for next three months, under the PM Garib Kalyan Package.
In order to maintain social distancing and orderly withdrawal of money by beneficiaries, the Department of Financial Services (DFS) has directed the banks to stagger the arrival of account-holders at branches, BCs and ATMs for withdrawal of money. Following is the schedule of disbursement based on the last digit of the account number of the beneficiary: