India urges millions of poor to open bank accounts (7)

The Himalayan Times 2014.08.28 14:12
AP An Indian state-owned bank official takes the thumb impression of a woman before opening her account as part of a massive countrywide campaign to open millions of accounts for the poor in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.The measure is aimed at some 150 million Indians who are off the financial grid and vulnerable to black market money lenders.
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