Weekly Newsletter of CSC e-Governance Services India Limited, December 19, 2014  |   CSC network is one of the largest Government approved online service delivery channels in the world
 
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 Bhamashah cards to be distributed through BCs in Rajasthan

The Government of Rajasthan has embarked upon Bhamashah Financial Empowerment Scheme, (BFES) whereby the Government will deposit Rs.1000/- into the savings accounts of 50 lakh rural families belonging to Below Poverty Line (BPL). The 'Bhamashah Cards' will now be available at BCs.

December 15, 2014 was a pleasantly noteworthy day in Rajasthan and a memorable day for Business Correspondent Agents of Ajmer. Honorable Chief Minister of Rajasthan Smt. Vasundhara Raje launched the Bhamashah project at Ajmer. The Government of Rajasthan has embarked upon Bhamashah Financial Empowerment Scheme, (BFES) whereby the Government will deposit Rs.1000/- into the savings accounts of 50 lakh rural families belonging to Below Poverty Line (BPL).

CMS Computers Limited was a prolific contributor to this high voltage mission. CMS activated 18 PoS in Ajmer; while it prepared them for rural citizen bank account opening. These account holders were Bhamashah beneficiaries and they were brought into the financial fold through one of its kind Electronic Know Your Customer (E-KYC) process, based on Aadhaar or Unique Identification (UID) number.

The Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AEPS) BC transaction took place through Bhamashah card from Jawaja location while FPS transaction through PoS machine took place at Harmada location.   

A CSC SPV representative from the State coordinated the event at Ajmer BC. The Bhamashah cards shall now be distributed through BCs wherever available. Correction work for the card shall also happen through e-Mitra kiosks.

The following locations were connected through a video conferencing from Patel Stadium in Ajmer:

1. Jawaja GP, Jawaja Block, Ajmer - BC location (CMS BC for BoB)
2. Kerkari GP, Kishangarh Block, Ajmer - BC location (CMS BC for PNB)
3. Harmada GP, Kishangarh Block, Ajmer - FPS location
4. Bhawta GP, Kishangarh Block, Ajmer - FPS location
5. Jahota GP, Amber Block, Jaipur - FPS location


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