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Story in numbers: Goa sees rise in women-owned bank accounts, shows data

As in many other state, in Goa too, assertion by women is backed by their capacity to take financial decisions

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Story in numbers | Financial Inclusion | bank accounts

Aditi Phadnis 

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Not only do a large number of women own mobile phones (91 per cent) and use them for financial transactions, a very high number have their own bank accounts and take financial decisions on their own

is bound for Assembly elections, due sometime in February, 2022, for the 40-member legislative Assembly. The state is known for assertive women who represent a vocal and decisive constituency. With a population of around 14 lakh, is a comparatively smaller state. Of the 14 lakh, 49 per cent are women.

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First Published: Sun, November 07 2021. 21:25 IST
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