JK Bank organizes awareness camps

Cluster head accorded warm send off


Srinagar, Jan.6: J&K Bank organized awareness camps at Turkwangam, a remote village in district Shopian and at village ‘Puchal’ (Lajora) in district Pulwama.
 More than 100 people from the village participated in the camps and expressed their keen interest and enthusiasm in the programme.
 Cluster Head Shopian while interacting with the participants said that J&K Bank is expanding its branch network in rural areas and providing hassle-free credit at their door steps. He urged people to take maximum benefit of the financial solutions offered by the Bank to give boost to their business, start self-employment ventures and be a part of the larger economic growth story of the state, the bank in a statement said.
 Incharge FLCC Shopian in his address said that these awareness camps are a part of financial inclusion programme of RBI and are aimed at imparting financial education to rural down trodden people for upgrading their financial strength.
 Lead District Manager Shopian, while speaking on the occasion, gave an exhaustive overview of the deposit and loan schemes of bank which are customized and tailored especially for the public in rural areas. The main area of focus was KCC.
 “Kissan Credit Card (KCC), Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (DEDS) and Poultry Development Scheme have been designed to give boost to the agricultural products besides improving the living standard of rural people. I urge you to avail them for your better future”, he added.
 In Puchal (Lajora) the FLCC Facilitator gave an overview of important deposit and loan schemes of banks, including Debit cards / Credit Cards and other technology products of banks.
 He explained the benefits of maintaining savings accounts with the banks and appealed the public to immediately open and maintain at least one Savings bank account with a bank. 
 In- Charge LDM, discussed some poverty alleviation and employment generation schemes of banks and impressed upon the un-employed youth of the area to avail benefits of employment oriented schemes of banks for setting up their own viable/ profitable self-employment ventures.
 Representative of JK Bank’s Apple Finance Project, explained important features of KCC and Apple advance Scheme of JK Bank. Entire public participating in the awareness camp highly appreciated the initiative of JK Bank and requested for conduct of such awareness programmes in every village falling in the halqa Lajora.
 Meanwhile, officials of Bank’s Jammu West Zone accorded warm send off to Prem Parkash Gupta, Bank’s Cluster Head for Reasi, who retired from the active services of the bank on December 31, 2012. R.K.Chhibber, Vice President & Zonal Head, who presided over the farewell meet, while appreciating Gupta’s services described him as an honest, sincere and dedicated officer.
 Gupta thanked all the members of J&K Bank family who remained associated with him during his service tenure and hoped that the institution will touch new heights in the years to come.

Lastupdate on : Sun, 6 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 6 Jan 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Mon, 7 Jan 2013 00:00:00 IST

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