GOI to create Banking Access Points in villages

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The government is looking at providing banking services in every village of the country by leveraging technology and the network of Common Services Centres (CSCs). Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the Govt is targeting to create banking access point in every village through new technology. The minister added the commission earned by village level entrepreneurs or VLEs on pancards, passport and rail ticketing stands at 438 crore.The Minister said “VLEs have a major role in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream of startup revolution in India. CSCs play important role in interface between the government and the beneficiaries, thus reducing corruption and delays”.