LEH: Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Jammu conducted ‘Field Level Financial Literacy Event’ for the officers and personnel of ITBP at its Sector Headquarters, here on August 3.
General Manager, RBI, Jammu, A K Mattu explained the background of these outreach activities focussing Financial Literacy by RBI. He stated that RBI in its endeavour to create awareness among the people especially, for the vulnerable sections of the society had organised this event with the aim of equipping the personnel with the required information about various banking products, consumer protection matters, grievance redressal mechanism available to the banking customers to empower them so that they could take informed decisions, an official handout read. He gave a brief outline of the flow of the programme and requested all the participants to take advantage of the information being provided in the programme.
Regional Director, RBI, Thomas Mathew stated that the literacy efforts of the RBI and government held promise for creating an overall atmosphere about appropriate use of banking services and products, safe digital transactions and the need to stay away from the lure of fake and fictitious lottery/cheap money transfer offers. He thanked the ITBP establishment for providing the opportunity to RBI to share the desired inputs with the participants. He suggested that the participants should ask questions during the question-answer session and requested the bankers to offer clarifications/appropriate replies. He further stated that awareness and knowledge was essential for removal of economic disparities between different regions and classes of people, the handout read
DIG, ITBP, Ladakh Sector, J P Yadav thanked RBI for choosing their establishment for such an informative and content rich event and hoped that these events would help their personnel seek appropriate remedies/redressal to their difficulties, the handout added.