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The ICICI Group on Tuesday said it has made 100 villages digitally-enabled in 2017 while planning to transform another 500 by the year-end. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while inaugurating the 100 ICICI digital villages in New Delhi said: "The ICICI initiative should be followed by other banks in rural areas." ICICI Bank MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar said: "We have transformed 100 villages across the country in 100 days.
We intend to expand the number of such villages by another 500 by December 2017."