The 'Power for All' pact was signed in the presence of CM Yogi Adityanath and Union Minister Piyush Goyal
LIC will obtain services of retired bankers to strengthen its lending operations and ensure that NPAs are kept at the minimum.
The govt has created buffer stocks of 18 lakh tonnes of pulses so far and also decided to procure dals from farmers till Apr 22.
To bring transparency there is need to adopt the new cashless systems, he said.
Pradhan said Odisha will be a laboratory for testing of the BJP-led central govt's pro-poor policies.
According to the govt order, the hike will benefit nearly 8 lakh employees and 3.50 lakh pensioners.
RBI on Thursday said capital, asset quality and profitability would be the basis of the Prompt Corrective Action framework on which the banks would be monitored.
Modi will launch BHIM-Aadhaar platform for merchants to facilitate digital payments.
About 4 crore subscribers of EPFO will get 8.65 per cent interest on provident fund deposits for 2016-17.