Govt working on exclusive bank for women

In an ambitious initiative aimed at empowering women, the government has proposed to set up an exclusive bank for women having branches across the country which may see merging of the Bharatiya Mahila Bank launched last year by the UPA government.

EC allows launch of first all-woman Bharatiya Mahila Bank

The Election Commission has allowed the launch of the first all-woman Bharatiya Mahila Bank in the country on Tuesday but asked government not to open its branches in Delhi and Madhya Pradesh and neither do publicity of the bank in these poll-bound states.