J&K Bank holds financial literacy camps
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Feb 2: With an objective to familiarize the people living in rural areas about the financial services and banking concepts, J&K Bank FLCC Budgam organized a financial literacy camp at Panzan in Chadoora.
The camp at Panzan was attended by large number of people representing a cross-section of society including farmers, small traders, rural artisans, women folk and under-privileged class living below poverty line. However, separate session was conducted for women who participated in the camp in good number.
Speaking at the camp Facilitator FLCC Budgam apprised the participants about the details of various products and services offered by the banks, need for savings, budgeting and advantages of banking with formal financial institutions.
Referring to the benefits of the other tailor made products like education finance, computer loan, consumer loan and housing loan, etc. suitable for students, salaried employees, businessmen and other class of society he urged them to avail such facilities to improve their livelihood conditions.
Addressing the gathering LDM Budgam briefed the participants regarding role of financial institutions in rural areas to eradicate poverty by providing financial support for establishment of micro enterprises while opting for subsidy linked sponsored schemes envisaged in the Annual Action Plan of the District.
While mentioning the details of the schemes meant for weaker sections of the society covering small artisans and village and cottage industries, he impressed upon the participants to avail the benefits of these government sponsored schemes to improve their economic conditions.
Concluding the camp, Head BU Panzan presented vote of thanks.
The Bank conducted KCC Mela at village Bhatuni in Rajouri. The programme was organised by the Bank’s B.U at Rajouri Main in collaboration with District Agriculture Department Rajouri and Khidmat Center Bhatuni.
The mela was attended by a large gathering of people who were made aware about various products and services of the Bank including KCC scheme.
FLCC Baramulla attended an awareness camp organized by Urban Development Agency Kashmir through NGO Al-Amin Blood Bank at Lagama in Uri.
The camp was attended by a good number of youth besides respectable citizens from village Lagama and its adjacent areas.
Lead District Manager Baramulla deliberated upon the role of Lead Bank in ensuring participation of banks and line departments for hassle free flow of credit to all the sectors of the economy thus helping in eradication of unemployment and poverty in the community.
He said that the youth should take up the ventures offered by various sponsoring agencies for earning livelihood and take up income generating activities as government jobs are not available for all.
The Bank’s RSETI Pulwama concluded two skill development programmes on Crewel Embroidery and Sheep Rearing.
While distributing the Certificate of Participation among the participants, Director RSETI advised the trainees to take advantage of the Bank products and services and establish their own ventures for honourable livelihood.
He assured them of complete support from the institute while availing credit facilities from the financial institutions.
Meanwhile, RSETI Bandipora concluded five training programmes at the institute, out of which three were on Dress Designing, one in Sewing Machine Repairing and one in Mobile Phone Repairing.
In ‘dress designing’ programme 75 trainees were imparted basic training while as in ‘sewing machine repairing’ 121 trainees took part and in ‘mobile phone repairing’ 33 candidates were trained during the period.
Lastupdate on : Sat, 2 Feb 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 2 Feb 2013 18:30:00 GMT
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