JK Bank holds literacy camps in Budgam, Pulwama, Kulgam
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Nov 16: J&K Bank organised a financial literacy camp at Waterhail Budgam, which was participated by a good number of people.
Speaking on the occasion, Facilitator FLCC Budgam said, “The main objective in the camp is to make people of rural areas aware about the role of banks in improving their economic condition.”
He urged the participants to open accounts in the banks so that they too can avail the benefits of financial empowerment.
They were apprised of credit schemes suitable for students, farmers, govt. employees, rural artisans, traders and orchardists.
Government sponsored schemes for youth wherein the assistance in the form of subsidy are available were also discussed at length, the bank in a statement said.
Notably, J&K Bank recently opened its Business Unit at Waterhail.
Head B.U Wterhail Qazi Altaf also spoke on the occasion.
The Bank conducted awareness such camp at village Tahab in Pulwama, which was attended by a large gathering of people.
Sarpanches and Panchs also took part in the awareness camp besides Lead District Manager (LDM) Pulwama, Zonal Insurance Coordinator, Head B.U Tahab and Branch Head Ellaquai Dehati Bank (EDB) Tahab.
Facilitator FLCC Pulwama M S Parray gave an overview of various deposit/lending schemes and e-baking products of banks.
LDM Pulwama spoke about various poverty alleviation and employment generating schemes of banks and urged the participants to avail the benefits of such schemes.
Those present on the occasion highlighted the need for an ATM in Tahab and requested that Bank authorities to take action in this regard.
They appreciated the initiative of reaching out to villages and organizing such e awareness camps for the benefit of local residents.
An awareness camp was conducted at Khull Noorabad in Kulgam.
The Camp was attended by apple growers, farmers and others affiliated with agriculture.
Facilitator FLCC Kulgam A R Hakeem highlighted the importance of opening and maintenance of accounts with the banks operating in the area.
The participants were made aware about the various products like Apple Advance and Kissan Credit Cards.
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