Correct Answer : Option (C) - 300
* As part of the financial inclusion drive, public sector banks will open about 300 brick-and-mortar branches in the unbanked areas of various states by December 2022.
* These new branches will cover all remaining unbanked villages with a population of more than 3,000, according to sources.
* A Maximum number of 95 branches will be opened in Rajasthan followed by 54 in Madhya Pradesh.
The public sector banks will open 38 branches in Gujarat
, 33 in Maharashtra
, 32 in Jharkhand and 31 in Uttar Pradesh
..Source : Business Standard