JKGB organizes Awareness, Financial literacy programme

Excelsior Correspondent

The official of J&K Grameen Bank disbursing amount to beneficiary under Self Help Groups on Thursday.
The official of J&K Grameen Bank disbursing amount to beneficiary under Self Help Groups on Thursday.

PURMANDAL, Nov 27: J&K Grameen Bank (JKGB) under the chairmanship of  Vagish Chander Sharma in collaboration with NABARD organized Awareness cum Financial Literacy Camp at  financial inclusion village Sangar, under base branch Purmandal (District-Samba).
Surinder Singh, DDM NABARD who was the chief guest on the occasion inaugurated the awareness programme in an impressive function and highlighted the benefits of Farmer Clubs, Self Help Groups (SHGs), Joint liability Groups (JLGs) and various other NABARD’s  Programmes to uplift the rural masses in general and specially those who are excluded from the ambit of financial services.
K L Sharma, Area Manager, Samba/Kathua (JKGB) highlighted the initiatives taken by the bank for credit outflow in diversified activities like KCC/GCC for the purpose of setting up economic units for augmenting the income of the families and in turn overall development of the rural people through institutional credit.
He apprised the large gathering of people in detail about the Prime Minister’s Scheme “Jan Dhan Yojana”.
An amount of Rs 12.00 lakh was disbursed on spot to 30 beneficiaries (including 8 Self Help Groups) in the shape of KCC/GCC etc. 106 accounts were opened under Prime Ministers scheme “Jan Dhan Yojana” during the Camp.
Rakesh Dubey, Block Development Officer, (BDO), Purmandal and Sudesh Gupta, Principal Higher Secondary School, Purmandal (District Samba) also spoke on the occasion.
Panchs, Sarpanchs and prominent citizens of the area were also present on the occasion and welcomed the initiatives of the bank for imparting financial literacy cum awareness among the rural masses.
M S Ghai, Assistant Manager, Micro Finance and Financial Inclusion (JKGB) presented the vote of thanks.

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