Indian banking network can triple in one stroke !

The government’s plan to tap into India’s vast postal system to reach out to the unbanked population by utilising offices across the country as banks is expected to take some shape this year as the proposal has been sent to the finance ministry for its nod. The idea that 1.55 lakh post offices could double up as banks is aimed at aiding the government’s goal of financial inclusion, especially in rural areas. Once implemented, coverage of India’s banking network will increase three-fold in one stroke



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