Aparna Lucknow, India 601 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 678 Points View Profile Aparna Asked: October 11, 20212021-10-11T00:47:49+05:30 2021-10-11T00:47:49+05:30In: Law What is Five Star Villages Scheme? What is Five Star Villages Scheme? agriculturecurrent affairs Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent 0 Questions 518 Answers 176 Best Answers 0 Points View Profile [Deleted User] 2021-10-11T00:52:50+05:30Added an answer on October 11, 2021 at 12:52 am Context: The Department of Posts has recently launched ‘Five Star Villages scheme’ which ensures 100% rural coverage of postal schemes. About: The scheme seeks to bridge the gaps in public awareness and reach of postal products and services, especially in interior villages. The main aim of this scheme is to ensure universal coverage of flagship postal schemes in rural areas of the country. All postal products and services will be made available and marketed and publicized at village level, under the scheme. Branch offices will function as one-stop shop to cater all post offi ce – related needs of villagers. Coverage Two rural districts / regions of each region have been identifi ed under this scheme. Akola and Washim in Nagpur region, Parbhani and Hingoli in Aurangabad region, Solapur and Pandharpur in Pune region, Kolhapur and Sangli in Goa region and Malegaon and Palghar in Navi Mumbai region are included. A total of 50 villages in each district will be covered during the current fi nancial year 2020-2021. Schemes covered The schemes covered under the Five Star scheme include: Savings Bank accounts, Recurrent Deposit Accounts, NSC / KVP certifi cates, Sukanya Samridhi Accounts/ PPF Accounts, Funded Post Offi ce Savings Account linked India Post Payments Bank Accounts, Postal Life Insurance Policy/Rural Postal Life Insurance Policy and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana Account / Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana Account. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions What is Pathalgadi? What is Bodo Accord?
The Department of Posts has recently launched ‘Five Star Villages scheme’ which ensures 100% rural coverage of postal schemes.