Jammu: Seven new branches of Jammu and Kashmir Bank (JKB) have been approved for Kathua district of Jammu.
This was informed by the Union Minister of State in PMO Dr Jitendra Singh, who is also the Member of Parliament representing Udhampur-Kathua-Doda Lok Sabha constituency, on his official Twitter account.
“In response to the requirement list submitted by our Parliamentary office to Chairman Jammu & Kashmir Bank # JKB, Sh Baldev Prakash for the location at which there was a public demand for a bank branch, the following 7 branches have been approved for district # Kathua..,” Dr Jitendra tweeted, while sharing a list of the locations where these branches would be opened in Kathua.
The locations included Dhar Mahanpur, Hatt, Duggan B, Lowang, Chakra, Buddhi and Sheetal Nagar (Bhoond).
Union Minister of State in PMO, while sharing locations, also mentioned that an ATM counter would come up at Sheetal Nagar (Bhoond).
“Similar new lot of JKB branches in the pipeline for other districts of Udhampur-Kathua-Doda Lok Sabha constituency,” the thread to his tweet read.
Later, Dr Jitendra also allowed a peep, by posting a video on his twitter handle, into his luncheon interaction with a team of PRI representatives led by Sarpanch Makhan Singh Manhas from Sira-A Panchayat of district #Udhampur which bagged second position in child friendly category of National Panchayat awards 2023.