JAMMU, Feb 22: The Financial Inclusion & Insurance Department under the chairmanship of Janak Raj Angural and in collaboration with NABARD organized six Financial Literacy Awareness Programmes among unbanked villages of Branch Offices Peerniya, Pringal, Arnia, Dool, Khanpeth & Mirgund under Districts Baramulla, Jammu and Bandipora.
Simultaneously, thirty six village level programmes were also held at different villages under that many branch offices under district Bandipora, Baramulla, Jammu, Kathua, Kupwara, Rajouri and Samba.
Kuldeep Raj, Sarpanch of village Adlehar (Arnia) one of the chief guests appreciated the good work done by Financial Inclusion & Insurance Department in Micro Finance & Financial Inclusion activities in the State and for which J&K Grameen Bank was also awarded in State Credit Seminar 2019 organised by NABARD.
Guldev Raj, ex BDO, the guest of honour on the occasion appreciated efforts of the bank towards social security schemes and applauded that the bank is making extraordinary efforts to spread financial inclusion in every nook and corner of the state.
Sunil Kundan, Branch Head, Arnia, J&K Grameen Bank, highlighted the benefits of digital banking and cash less economy.
He gave a detailed overview of various lending and deposit schemes of the Bank offered at lucrative interest rates. He also highlighted that insurance of all types is available at bank branches which the customers can avail in a hassle free manner.
Representatives of Line Departments like KVIB, Animal Husbandry, Agriculture, Education and NRLM also attended the programme besides the huge gathering of students and farmers of the villages.
Branch Heads at their respective locations spread the message of financial literacy and awareness among the population of remote villages.
The staff members of all these Branches enlightened people about new technologies available in the bank such as multiple uses of Bank cheques, Use of POS Machine, RuPay Debit card, KCC RuPay Debit Card, Net Banking, Mobile Banking Services, IMPS, and Aadhaar based transactions.