|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Feb 21: J&K Grameen Bank organized eight Financial Literacy Awareness Programmes and fourteen village level programmes among unbanked villages under District-Kupwara, Baramulla, Jammu, Bandipora, Kathua and Samba.
Financial Inclusion & Insurance Department were organised under the chairmanship of Janak Raj Angural and in collaboration with NABARD organized eight Financial Literacy Awareness Programmes among unbanked villages of Branch Offices Kanthipora, Khumriyal, Kanispora, Pathla, Jandrah, Jhajjar Kotli, Khorsherabad & Hanjiwera under District-Kupwara, Baramulla, Jammu and Bandipora.
Simultaneously, fourteen village level programmes were also held at Ashtingoo, Quilmuqam, Watpora, Umer Market, Gho Manhasa, Haripur More, Palli Morh, Phainter, Mandi Sangwali, Pangdour, Chugal, Phuropeth, Gurah Salathia and Jakh under district Bandipora, Baramulla, Jammu, Kathua, Kupwara and Samba.
Imran Ahmad Dar, Sarpanch of Village Kripalpora appreciated Financial Inclusion & Insurance Department for its remarkable performance in Micro Finance & Financial Inclusion activities in the State and for which J&K Grameen Bank was awarded in State Credit Seminar 2019 organised by NABARD. He then impressed upon the gathering to make best utilisation of banking services for their benefit and overall development.
Irfan Hussain Malla, representative from BDO office, was the organiser and the guest of honour on the occasion. He appreciated the efforts of the bank towards social security schemes and applauded that the bank is making extraordinary efforts to make the national programme of social schemes a big success.
Sajad Ahmad, Manager J&K Bank on deputation, representative from RO Bandipora, addressed the gathering and gave a detailed overview of various lending and deposit schemes of the Bank. He also highlighted that insurance of all types is also available at bank branches which the customers can avail in a hassle free manner. Representatives of line departments such as KVIB, Animal Husbandry, Agriculture, Education and NRLM also attended the programme besides the huge gathering of students and farmers of the villages.