Srinagar: With an aim to spread financial awareness across the rural areas of state, J&K Bank conducted financial literacy camps at R S Pora, Bandipore, Kupwara and Kulgam.
At RS Pora the bank’s Business Unit R S Pura, Jammu organized a mega financial literacy camp at village Sai on Friday wherein a large number of people , besides village heads .
Speaking on the occasion, the bank’s Cluster Head Rajesh Gupta and Head BU R S Pora Vijay Kumar appraised the people about various government sponsored schemes like PMJDY, PMJJY, PMSBY, PMMY and Atal Pension Yojna.
In Bandipore, during the last few weeks the bank’s FLCC Bandipore centre has conducted various awareness camps at various areas namely Naidkhai, Odina, Najin, Baniyari, Nowgam, Chewa and RSETI Bandipore.
Facilitator FLCC Bandipore Abdul Satar Najar, Lead District Manager Imtiyaz Ahmad Khan and Director RSETI Parvaiz Ahmad participated in these camps wherein the participants were educated about the Jan Dhan Yojna Scheme, MUDRA and other social security schemes i.e. PMJJBY, PMSBY and Atal Pension Yojna.
The trainees at RSETI Bandipore were educated about the schemes of the Banks like Savings Bank, Small Savings Bank, Recuring Deposit, Child Care Deposit, Educational Loans and Housing Loans.
At Kupwara the banks’ FLCC Kupwara organized awareness camps at Handwara and Kralgund Kupwara in collaboration with Lead District Office Kupwara wherein a good number of people hailing from the hamlets of the respective places and adjoining areas participated.
Speaking at the camps Facilitator FLCC informed the participants about opening of savings and other deposit accounts with the banks and educated them about the management and importance of money besides advantages of savings with and borrowings from the banks for their better future and overall economic development of the society.
Lead District Manager Kupwara talked at length on government sponsored schemes.
LDO RBI Anil Kumar Reshi, J&K Bank Cluster Head Reyaz Ahmad Wani, Area Manager J&K Grameen Bank Kupwara and the representatives from Sheep Husbandry, Handicrafts and Horticulture department also spoke at the camps.
Meanwhile, at Kulgam the bank’s FLCC Kulgam centre organized a financial literacy camp at village Frisal Kulgam in collaboration with the local business unit wherein concept and working of the JKBRSETI to a large gathering introduced the.
Speakers on the urged the participants to setting up their own enterprises.
Other social security schemes e.g. PMJDY, PMJJBY, PMSBY, APY were explained to the audiences. The hassle free finance under PM MUDRA Yojna was also elaborated on the occasion.
On spot application forms were distributed to the audiences for availing of the bank initiatives.