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PayTM launches initiative ‘AshaKiran’ to educate women

Paytm Payments Bank has launched an initiative ‘AshaKiran’ to empower women in India’s smaller towns and cities.
  • They would be trained for financial services and creating new employment opportunities.
  • This initiative will enable these women to act as a catalyst in the nationwide roll-out of Paytm’s bank offerings. 
  • With this program, the Paytm Payments Bank aims to educate these women about the financial services and create new employment opportunities across small towns and cities in India’s banking system.
  • It will offer skill development opportunities to rural women by training and certifying them to act as banking correspondents.
  • The bank will continue partnering with other government bodies and other such organizations to reach out to more women across India.
  • The Paytm Payments Bank plans to empower over one million women within the first year of operations through entrepreneurial opportunities.
PayTM launches initiative ‘AshaKiran’ to educate women PayTM launches initiative ‘AshaKiran’ to educate women Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on May 28, 2018 Rating: 5

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