Financial inclusion in Naxal region is a daunting task for the bank authorities. CSC VLE Mukesh has taken a strong note and providing banking services in these areas in Jharkhand. VLE Mukesh Kumar Yadav runs his CSC at Kolkole Gram Panchayat , Lawalong Block of Chatra District, Jharkhand. Lawalong Block is dark zone area and highly Naxal affected.
There is no electricity, poor internet connectivity. His Gram Panchayat is 30 KM far from block head quarter (Lawalong). There is only one Bank Branch situated at block head quarter. There citizens used to go to the Block/District head quarter and wasting their time standing in queues just to withdrawal Pension, Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojna amount, Swachh Bharat Mission amount or other few necessary amount. During Coronavirus Lockdown, villagers are not able to reach the bank.
Mr. Mukesh is giving banking services through DigiPay and his daily transaction amount approx 2 Lacs to 2.5 Lacs per day through DigiPay.
Now Citizen don’t need to visit Block head quarter and District head quarter for withdrawal of fund under social security schemes and others. VLE is giving maximum Digital Services through CSC and earning approx Rs. 12000/- per months and there citizen gives thanks to CSC and DigiPay.