SRINAGAR: Lead Bank Budgam in collaboration with NABARD conducted a sensitisation workshop on Monday at Conference Hall J&K Bank Budgam. Representatives of government departments and various banks participated in the workshop. The main focus of the workshop was to discuss and strategise the Potential Linked Plan 2019-20, which forms the basis of the Annual Credit Plan.
Briefing about the role in formation of PLP 2019.2020, Lead District Manager, Aijaz Ahmad stressed on a scientific approach for considering various activities in different areas of district Budgam.
“As the district comprises of 17 blocks, it has a lot of potential in various agriculture and allied activities and the PLP has to be formulated taking in view scheme wise/sector wise activities of these areas for which all the line departments of the district were directed to formulate a comprehensive plan prevailing in different villages of the blocks so that the potential of the blocks may be tapped properly, which was also desired by DDC Budgam Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar in 63rd DLRC meeting held on 25.06.2018,” an official handout read.
Various aspects of priority sector lendings were discussed and analysed. The participants of all the departments were briefed about the detailed survey conducted by NABARD and Lead Bank.
“The line departments have to formulate plans keeping in view the survey and actual reports about the district,” read the handout.
An important step for both the banker’s and the government departments, the workshop envisaged the unbanked and grassroots populace of district Budgam.
District Officer Agriculture Department, Zulfikar Ahmad presented a holistic view of various schemes of his department and areas wherein more efforts have to be taken for the upliftment and growth of the underprivileged.
Lead District Manager, Aijaz Ahmad emphasised on working in cohesion for the benefit of the people dependent on the bank’s handholding, advice and assistance “so that the upliftment of socioeconomic scene of every village , block and in the district gets changed to development, progress and prosperity,” the handout added.