Jan Samarth Portal: PM launches new series of coins, portal for credit-linked govt schemes

What is the News?

The Prime Minister has launched Jan Samarth Portal and also released a new series of coins.

What is Jan Samarth Portal?

Jan Samarth is a unique digital portal linking thirteen credit-linked Government Schemes on a single platform.

The portal will be an ‘end-to-end delivery platform’ and more people will come forward to avail of loans because of the ease of compliance.

Significance: The portal will help reduce turnaround time and facilitate faster sanction of loans to beneficiaries.

What is the new series of coins launched by the PM?

The Prime Minister has released a special series of Rs 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20 coins.

These coins will have the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ design. They will not be commemorative coins and will be part of the circulation.

Significance: These coins will remind people of the goal of ‘amrit kal’ and motivate people to work towards the development of the country.

Source: The post is based on the article “PM launches new series of coins, portal for credit-linked govt schemes” published in Indian Express on 6th June 2022.

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