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  • 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' week from June 6 to 11
  • portal for credit-linked government schemes - Jan Samarth - launched

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Modi released special series of Rs 1, Rs 2, Rs 5, Rs 10 and Rs 20 coins for visually impaired persons.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the Iconic Week Celebrations of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Corporate Affairs on Monday.

The PMO noted in a statement that this week is being celebrated as part of the 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' (AKAM) from June 6 to 11.

Modi launched the national portal for credit-linked government schemes - Jan Samarth Portal. It is a one-stop digital portal linking government credit schemes, the PMO said, adding that it's a first-of-its-kind platform that directly connects beneficiaries to lenders.

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The main purpose of the Jan Samarth portal is to encourage inclusive growth and development of various sectors by guiding and providing them with the right type of government benefits through simple and easy digital processes. The portal ensures end-to-end coverage of all the linked schemes.

Modi also inaugurated a digital exhibition that traces the journey of the two ministries over the past eight years, and released special series of Rs 1, Rs 2, Rs 5, Rs 10 and Rs 20 coins. These special series of coins have the theme of the logo of AKAM and will also be easily identifiable to visually impaired persons.

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