NPCI links 15 crore bank accounts with Aadhaar

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PMJDYNational Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), a nodal agency for all retail payment systems under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), has linked 15 crore bank accounts with Aadhaar number.

“NPCI reached a major milestone of successfully linking 15 crore bank accounts with Aadhaar number,” it said in a statement. “Soon all beneficiaries of all types of government subsidiaries/benefit transfers will be brought under the linkage programme.”

“Currently, focus is on linking the bank accounts of 17 crore direct benefit transfer beneficiaries with Aadhaar numbers, latest by June 30, 2015,” it said.