Grameen Bank achieves set target of 49874 enrolling 51677 beneficiaries

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SRINAGAR: Micro Finance and Financial Inclusion Department in collaboration with Regional Office Baramulla, Bandipora and Kupwara achieved the given target under GoI campaign ‘Gram Swaraj Abhiyaan’ in given 177 villages covered in districts Baramulla, Bandipora and Kupwara.
Chairman J&K Grameen Bank, Janak Raj Angural expressed his gratitude for achievement of the given targets under Gram Swaraj Abhiyaan. He appreciated all the staff for making the efforts to achieve the target of 49874 successfully under Gram Swaraj Abhiyaan. He expressed his satisfaction over the achievement of the targets given to J&K Grameen Bank under this campaign, an official handout read.
Senior Manager, MFFI Department, J&K Grameen Bank, Vipan Gupta announced that the targets given to J&K Grameen Bank under Gram Swaraj Abhiyaan in Kashmir division have been achieved successfully. “51677 enrollments have been done so far against the revised target of 49874 given to the bank after reallocation of the villages under the said programme with 103% achievement,” Gupta said.
The bank has opened the accounts of mostly unbanked population in the most backward areas of the given 177 villages under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bhima Yojana (PMJJBY) and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha BhimaYojana (PMSBY), he added asserting that the focus would be on 100% saturation in the all 187 villages covered under all the three social security schemes in all.
He appreciated the staff for making “such great efforts under this campaign to achieve this valuable target”. Expressing his satisfaction over the achievement of the targets given to J&K Grameen Bank under this campaign, he highlighted that the campaign will continue in a mission mode and is still aimed to promote social harmony, reach out to poor rural households, spreading awareness about government welfare schemes, enhance livelihood opportunities and re-emphasise cleanliness and strengthening of Panchayati Raj institutions. He informed that bank has already enrolled more than 80,000 people under the social security scheme.