JK Bank holds literacy camps across Valley
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Dec 15: To spread financial awareness among the people in rural areas, J&K Bank organised many camps across the Valley during last fortnight.
The Bank’s FLCC centre Budgam conducted a financial literacy camp at village Arizal.
The camp was attended by a large gathering which represented various sections of society who were informed about different financial products and credit schemes available with financial institutions.
Addressing the gathering, Lead District Manager Budgam Muhammad Yaqoob emphasized urged participants to avail the credit facility from the Banks sponsored by various government agencies. Speaking on the occasion Facilitator FLCC Budgam A H Rafiqi briefed the audience about various financial products, their benefits coupled with other facilities available at the Bank meant for improvement of their living conditions.
The Bank’s Cluster Office Kupwara organized awareness camps at Zirhama (Harai) & Chowkibal, which were attended by large gatherings of people from the respective areas.
Cluster Head (North) Kupwara Fayaz Ahmad Sidiqui inaugurated the camp in presence of Heads B.U’s Harai & Chowkibal.
Speaking at the camp, he said that the Bank was committed to financially empower every section of the society irrespective of their status and location.
He educated the gathering about different credit and deposit schemes of the bank.
Facilitator FLCC Kupwara Muhammad Maqbool Shah thanked the participants for attending the camps and assured them of total support from the Bank in the improvement of their financial conditions.
The Bank's FLCC centre Baramulla held a financial literacy camp at Government High School Dhobiwan in Block Kunzer. People from villages like Tarahama, Goigam, Waripora and Dhobiwan including teachers, students and local Sarpanches attended the Camp.
The Facilitator FLCC Baramulla said the purpose of FLCC centres at district levels was to make people aware and informed about the basic financial products available to them for progress and development. Zonal Coordinator Kashmir (North) informed the audience about the Kissan Credit Card scheme in detail.
Head B.U J&K Grameen Bank Dhobiwan gave a brief about various products of bank. He spoke about the achievements of the branch in KCC and other income generating activities financed in the area.
The Bank’s FLCC centre Pulwama organised an awareness camp at Batagund, Tral in Pulwama. A large number of locals along with those from adjoining villages participated in the awareness camp.
Facilitator FLCC Pulwama discussed the benefits of keeping savings with the banks and impressed upon the participants that in view of government’s Direct Cash transfer (DCT) initiative, every family in rural area should have at least one Savings account with a bank for hassle free transfer of money.
Also the Bank’s FLCC centre Anantnag conducted a financial awareness program at Community Hall in Model Village Sagam, Kokernag.A good number of people participated in the camp including students.
Facilitator FLCC G R Kumar gave a detailed overview of the Bank’s financial products and urged youth to avail the benefits of different schemes designed to provide them with employment opportunities.
Lastupdate on : Sat, 15 Dec 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 15 Dec 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sun, 16 Dec 2012 00:00:00 IST
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