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The "Prime Minister's new 15 - Point Programme for the welfare of Minorities"
The "Prime Minister's new 15 - Point Programme for the welfare of Minorities" envisages, inter-alia, increasing credit flow to the minority communities.It has now been decided by the Government of India to step up lending to minorities  and  to  maintain 15% of Priority Sector Lending to minority communities for  the next three years i.e. up to March 2013..

As directed by the Government , Our bank has submitted Road Map laying down specific state-wise annual targets for the year 2012-13 to ensure that priority sector lending to minority communities is maintained at 15% .

The following communities have been notified as minority communities by the Government of India, Ministry of Welfare (RBI/2006-07/52-RPCD No. SP.BC.09/09.10.01/2006-07 dated 05.07.2006):
(a) Sikhs
(b) Muslims
(c) Christians
(d) Zorastrians
(e) Buddhists

Within the overall target for priority sector lending and the sub-target of 10 percent for the weaker sections, Indian Bank takes sufficient care to ensure that the minority communities also receive equitable portion of the credit.

Opening of branches in Minority concentrated districts:
Our bank has 336 branches in 76 minority concentration districts.
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1. Data on credit assistance provided to specified minority communities for 121 Minority concentration Districts (MCDs) and all districts of the Country.
2. Statement showing priority sector advances granted to the members of specified minority community vis-a-vis overall priority sector advances for the quarter ended June 2012.
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