Grameen Bank organizes village level programmes

A gathering during Grameen Bank’s village level programmes at Baramulla.
A gathering during Grameen Bank’s village level programmes at Baramulla.

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Aug 2: Financial Inclusion & Insurance Department of J&K Grameen Bank under the chairmanship of Janak Raj Angural in collaboration with NABARD organized village level programmes in Branch Offices Mandli, Duggan, Rajbagh and Panzinara in Kathua and Baramulla.
The programmes were organised on the theme of ‘SHG member’s information about bank linkage, operation of loan accounts and prompt payment concept for NRLM subvention and other available support to SHGs’.
ADC Billawar, Joginder Singh Rai, was the chief guest at Mandli and he made the gathering aware about developments in banking sector and latest schemes.
He informed the participants about benefits of social security schemes like Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) etc.
Ajay Bharti, HOD FIID Department of Grameen Bank highlighted that the programme intends to impact the gathering regarding importance of interactions between bankers, SHPIs including NGOs and SRLMs and SHG members resulting in better understanding and appreciation of mutual requirements, which will result in improved credit linkage as well as improved recovery.
Branch Heads at their respective locations emphasized on various facilities of the Bank. They described the problems faced specially by the women of the villages due to the unawareness of the availability of simple digital and cashless transaction methods.