New Delhi, June 6: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the national portal for credit-linked government schemes 'Jan Samarth Portal' on Monday.
On Monday, PM Modi participated in the 'Iconic Week Celebrations' of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Corporate Affairs at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The week (June 6-11) is being observed as part of the 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' (AKAM).
Jan Samarth Portal is a one-stop digital portal linking government credit schemes, according to Prime Minister's Office (PMO). It is a first of its kind platform that will directly connect beneficiaries to lenders.
The objective of the portal is to encourage inclusive growth and development of various sectors by guiding and providing them with the right type of government benefits via simple and easy digital processes. The portal also ensures end-to-end coverage of all the linked schemes.
The Prime Minister also unveiled a Digital Exhibition that traces the two Ministries' eight-year journey. The Prime Minister also launched a limited-edition series of Rs 1, Rs 2, Rs 5, Rs 10, and Rs 20 coins. These special series of coins will be themed after the AKAM logo and will be easily identifiable by visually impaired people.
The programme was held simultaneously in 75 locations across the country, with each place linked to the main venue by virtual mode.