Rs 111.23 cr advanced to 5917 beneficiaries
BANDIPORA: A meeting of District Consultative Committee (DCC) and District Level Review Committee (DLRC) was held under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner (DDC) here Friday to review the progress achieved under District Credit Plan.
The meeting was informed that Rs 111.23 Crore have been advanced by various banks to 5917 beneficiaries in the district during the Ist quarter of current fiscal to establish their ventures. Of this, Rs 61.27 Crore were provided under priority and Rs 49.96 Crore under non-priority sector, registering an achievement of 27 per cent in financial terms and 42 per cent in physical terms.
It was informed that J&K Bank alone has disbursed Rs 91.26 Crore which accounts to 82 per cent of the total credit disbursed by all banks here.
The progress of various centrally sponsored schemes like PMJDY, PMMY, PMSBY, PMJJY, APY, Women Empowerment and stand-up India scheme was also reviewed threadbare in the meeting.
The DDC on the occasion stressed for speedy disposal of government sponsored cases. He directed the FLCC to conduct three mega awareness camps in the district and involve RBI, NABARD, allied departments, senior citizen, public representatives and unemployed youths in these camps. The DDC advised the bankers and sponsoring agencies to work with cooperation and coordination to achieve the target for development, progress and eradication of unemployment in the district.
Reviewing the Expansion programme, the DDC directed for opening at least 6 new bank branches at Nadihal, Garoora, Markundal, Kaloosa, Malangam and Banakoot villages within the next three months.
Among others, CPO, LDM besides RBI representative, DDM (NABARD), District Coordinators of all banks, Govt. departments and other development agencies were present in the meeting.