KARGIL: District Development Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer LAHDC Kargil, Vikas Kundal on Saturday said there was urgent need to create mass awareness regarding the GoI-sponsored schemes to enable larger number of people to take benefit. He also called for creating awareness regarding digitalisation of payments so that people take advantage of the easy modes of payment.
The DDC was speaking during ‘Digi-Dhan Mela’ held at Indira Park, Baroo here to promote digital payments, accounts, PMJDY and RMBSY, an official handout read. Kundal stressed for organising further such awareness programmes in far flung and remote areas and spreading awareness at the grassroots level about various sponsored schemes. He said, “A lot needs to be done to carry out the benefits of these flagship schemes to the needy and marginalised sections of the society.
The representatives of PNB, J&K Bank, Cooperative Bank, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Punjab National Bank, Sunshine Power and Department of Social Welfare and Municipal Committee Kargil participated in the mela, the handout read.