PM inaugurated 'Iconic Week Celebrations' and launch Jan Samarth portal

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the ‘Iconic week celebrations’ of the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Corporate Affairs at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi on 6 June.

  • The "Iconic Week" is being observed as part of the 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' (AKAM) from June 6 to June 11, 2022.

  • The Prime Minister also inaugurated a digital exhibition, which traces the journey of the two Ministries, Finance and Corporate Affairs, over the past eight years.

  • He also released a special series of coins of Re 1, Rs 2, Rs 5, Rs 10 and Rs 20.

  • These special series of coins will have the theme of the 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' logo and will be easily recognizable by the visually impaired.

  • Jan Samarth Portal

  • PM Modi launched the national portal for credit-linked government schemes - Jan Samarth Portal on this occasion.

  • It is a one-stop digital portal linking government credit schemes that directly connects the beneficiaries with the lenders.

  • The main objective of the portal is to encourage inclusive growth and development of various sectors by providing them appropriate government benefits through simple and easy digital processes.

  • The portal ensures complete coverage of all linked schemes.

  • What is the eligibility to apply?

  • Anyone can apply for the loan.

  • Firstly the eligibility will be checked under the required loan category and if the individuals are eligible, can apply for the loan under the category through online application.

  • Documents required to apply under Credit-linked Government schemes

  • Each scheme has different documentation requirements.

  • To apply online on the portal, the following basic documents are required-

  1. Aadhaar Number

  2. Voter ID

  3. PAN

  4. Bank statements etc.

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