Post-floods: JK Bank speeds up financial literacy, skill development initiatives

Post-floods: JK Bank speeds up financial literacy, skill development initiatives

Speaking on the occasion Faisal hailed Bank’s initiative of conducting residential programmes especially for flood victims of the District Bandipora.

Continuing with its post flood renewed focus on financial literacy and its vitality in ensuring a smooth, formal and reliable socio-economic empowerment coupled with energetic pursuance of Prime Minister’s Jhan Dhan Yojna (PMJDY), J&K Bank has organized dozens of financial literacy camps, short-term skill development and entrepreneurship development programmes across state.

District Development Commissioner Bandipora Dr Shah Faisal inaugurated residential batch at RSETI Bandipora for the flood victims of district Bandipora past week.

Speaking on the occasion Faisal hailed Bank’s initiative of conducting residential programmes especially for flood victims of the District Bandipora.

Director RSETI Bandipora Mir Pervaze Ahmad highlighted the performance of the institute and informed that many such and other viable programmes would be conducted in the district in future also. Others present on the occasion included ADC Bandipora Nazir Ahmad Baba, Zonal Head J&K Bank North M S kaboo, Cluster Head J&K Bank, DDM Nabard, LDM Bandipora, facilitator FLCC Bandipora and heads of Wullar and TP Bandipora business units of the Bank. The dignitaries handed over certificates to the pass-out trainees and also distributed sewing machines to the trainees of RSETI who were accommodated under different schemes of the JK Bank by way of credit linkage to establish their ventures and earn their livelihood which is the mission for establishment of RSETIs.

Bandipora camps

FLCC Bandipore conducted various awareness programmes during previous weeks at  various places in the district including Brar, Keema, Zuri Mainz, Gujar Pati Aragam, Kani Bathi, Ajass, Nesbal and Tangpora Sumbal. In the camps organized in community halls and open air, Abdul Satar Najar, Facilitator FLCC Bandipora made the locals aware about the Bank’s product and service offerings, benefits of PMJDY especially the insurance cover, overdraft option and the Debit Rupay Card facilities that it comes with. A good number of Savings Bank accounts under PMJDY Scheme were also opened on spot. The participants who mostly deal in agricultural, Handicrafts & Fishery business were made aware about the various schemes of the Bank regarding the development of their business in these fields.