SRINAGAR: The J&K Bank on Thursday organised financial literacy camps in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
In a press statement issued here, the bank said its Financial Literacy and Credit Counseling Centre (FLCC) Baramulla organised a camp in collaboration with the Business Unit Haigaam at Government Higher Secondary School in village Haigaam of block Sopore.
The camp was held for awareness regarding Prime Ministers Jhan Dhan Yojna and other schemes of the bank, it said, adding a number of students, teachers, and Principal and Vice Principal of the school attended the camp.
Speaking on the occasion, Facilitator FLCC, Mohammad Sultan Dar, educated the audience about financial planning, budgeting, savings, and advantages of savings with banks, concept of business correspondents, khidmat centres, and different type of borrowings, it said.
He, it said, also deliberated upon Kissan Credit Card scheme, education loan scheme, and various income-generating loan products of banks.
“He spoke about Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana, and Atal Pension Yojna,” the bank said.
Vice Principal of the school thanked the bank for arranging the financial literacy camp and advised the students to spread the message in their respective areas so that others too are benefitted from the bank’s products, it said.
Certain clarifications were sought by the audience regarding the newly-launched social security schemes, artisan loans, and various products of the bank, it said, adding the speakers answered the queries.
The bank said it organised a similar camp in Government High School at village Seeloo in block Zaingeer.
Meanwhile, it said, the Block Level Bankers Committee meeting for Tangmarg and Kunzer blocks was conducted by Lead Bank Office Baramulla in the premises of J&K Bank Business Unit Tangmarg.