SRINAGAR: The J&K State Cooperative bank has been felicitated for achieving the highest number of Linkages in the self help group (SHGs) under Promotion and Financing of Self Help Groups (SHGs) in the State of Jammu and Kashmir by NABARD.
Chief Guest on the occasion, Dr. Jitendra Singh GoI Minister of State, Ministry of development of north Eastern Region(IC) Prime Minister Office, in presence of Hon`ble Adviser to Governor Mr. Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, Chief General Manager NABARD Shanker A. Pande, Commissioner/Secretary Agriculture Production Department, Mohammad Ashraf Bukhari, heads of various Departments of State Government, heads of leading banks in Jammu and Kashmir, members of SHGs felicitated and applauded the management and officials of the J&K State Cooperative Bank for their scrupulous performance.
Adviser to Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai the Guest of honour on the occasion gave away the Best Branch of the State Award bagged by Branch Budgam of J&K State Cooperative Bank for their best performance. Ganai also appreciated the bank for this meticulous effort in fulfilling the social responsibilities and for taking suitable measures to generate the employment opportunities by providing loans to the unemployed youth and weaker sections of the society for setting up their income generating units in different business activities.
Chairman JKSCB M. S. Dar thanked NABARD and State Government for giving recognition to the efforts put forth by the State Cooperative bank and assured that such initiatives shall continue in future.