On June 30, 2020 HDFC Bank has launched ‘e-Kisaan Dhan’ App for Farmers in India.
This app provides information and knowledge to farmers which will help them to meet the needs of the rural ecosystem. With this app, farmers can access a bouquet of services in banking and agriculture, through their mobile phones.
Gist about e-Kisaan Dhan app
i.Information– It will provide users information in regard to new government schemes and ways to access them.
- Value Added Services– The e-Kisaan Dhan app provides value added services like mandi prices, latest farming news, weather forecast, information on seed varieties, SMS advisory, e-pashuhaat and Kisan TV among others.
- Multiple Banking Services– Users can avail banking services, such as buying loans, opening bank accounts, availing insurance facilities, calculate KCC loan eligibility online and acquiring Government social security schemes.
- Traditional banking services– The app will help the farmers with the traditional banking services like applying for loans, Fixed Deposits, Recurring Deposits, and Savings Accounts.
iii.Availability– The app can be downloaded from Google Play. It is now available in English only & will be soon available in other Indian languages.
Key info- This app is part of the bank’s ‘Har Gaon Hamara’ initiative to reach rural and under-served area customers.
Note– HDFC Bank has distributed over 5 lakh agri loans and established 12 Krishi Dhan Vikas Kendras
About HDFC Bank:
Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
Chairman– Deepak S. Parekh
Managing Director– Aditya Puri