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Madhya Pradesh to get More Incentives for Widening Financial Inclusion

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The Centre intends to provide more incentives to states, including Madhya Pradesh, which is doing good work in the area of financial inclusion.

“More benefits will be given to the states doing good work, in which also Madhya Pradesh will be a pioneer,” a statement issued by Madhya Pradesh government said, quoting additional secretary in Union finance ministry, Snehlata Shrivastava.

The pilot scheme for Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) is being carried out in 121 districts. The programme was rolled out in 43 districts from January 1. The DBT programme has covered over 2.8 million LPG transactions valued at Rs 116 crore since its launch on June 1, 2013 in 20 districts.

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