Government has launched a special drive for opening of bank accounts and promotion of digital payments in the textiles sector, by organising special camps. As on 20.01.2017, a total of 11,86,203 bank accounts have been opened and activated for textile workers, which includes 17,245 jute workers. For weavers and artisans of handloom and handicraft sectors, 1,912 camps were organised upto 20.01.2017; a total of 6,28,215 bank accounts have been opened/mobile apps downloaded by the participants of these camps.Banks have provided micro-ATM facilities at weaving clusters.
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