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Guj CM launches ‘India Post Payment Bank’ initiative, over 8900 post offices of State to offer banking services

    Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani started the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) across the state in the inspiring presence of Union Minister of State for Agriculture Mr. Parshottam Rupala.

    Speaking on the occasion, the CM said, ‘The IPPB will enable the provision of digital banking services in the remotest parts of the state’. The CM along with other dignitaries launched the QR card and a special post cover as well.

    CM Rupani added, ‘The people friendly governance of Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi will ensure that people in far flung areas of the state do not have to be dependent on banks for availing its services. The digitalisation will enable them to avail the required services with a click of the button.’

    The digital connectivity of 1.55 lakh post offices across the country will be an effective tool in the creation of a New India as envisioned by PM Modi. The 8984 post offices across the state will provide digital smart banking system in a step wise manner across the state. This will also curb corruption by eliminating middlemen, the CM added.

    Union Minister Mr. Parshottam Rupala briefed about the vision of such a digitalisation.  He said, ‘The effective leadership of PM Modi has re-defined financial services through post by connecting more than 7,000 rural Dak sevaks and 4,000 postmen across the country. This will create a bank network of an approximate of 3 lakh nationalized banks across the country. M.P of Ahmedabad Dr. Kirit Solanki said, ‘This initiative of PM Modi will ensure financial inclusiveness across all the sections of the society.’ MLAs of Ahmedabad, Counselors, and various dignitaries and a large number of people were present during the event.

    Source: Information Department, Gujarat