World Bank Chief praises PM Modi's Jan Dhan Yojna
Washington: The World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim, on Saturday, heaped praises on dream scheme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-- Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna.
He stated that the strong visionary leadership of PM Modi has resulted in extraordinary effort by India on financial inclusion of its people.
What the World Bank Chief said:
"This is an extraordinary Indian effort," Dr Kim said at a panel discussion organised on the sidelines of the annual spring meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
Kim also said access to financial services can serve as a bridge out of poverty and attributed this to the strong visionary leadership of Prime Minister Modi and the Reserve Bank of India Governor Dr Raghuram Rajan.