Post demonetisation, a whopping Rs 21,000 crore has been deposited in Jan Dhan accounts , that were created to serve poor people below poverty line.
Income tax officials are scanning over thousands of Jan Dhan accounts which have shown suspicious activity found Rs. 21,000 cr deposited in Jan Dhan accounts . Maximum reported from West Bengal and Karnataka.
The money has come in after November 8 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared 500 and 1,000 rupee notes would no more be legal tender.
A total of 24 crore bank accounts were earlier opened in the Jan Dhan financial inclusion scheme. A person who allowed his account to be misused for this purpose can be prosecuted under the Income Tax Act.