Authors

"A bank account for Mary," Jayshree Venkatesan, The Hindu, August 17, 2015, link & pdf

Narendra Modi’s Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), launched as a national mission for financial inclusion, “celebrates success on its website [http://www.pmjdy.gov.in], but thousands of Marys remain outside the banking system. There won’t be change unless the scheme alters both design and implementation.” Jayshree Venkatesan, a scholar at the Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, looks into why the scheme has failed to deliver what was promised, on the basis of her field research:

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/pradhan-mantri-jan-dhan-yojana-a-bank-account-for-mary/article7547033.ece

pdf icon A-bank-account-for-Mary-Jayshree-Venkatesan-The-Hindu-August-17-2015-page-11.pdf