SRINAGAR: To mark the 4th anniversary of Swachh Bharat Mission (SWM), Financial Inclusion and Insurance Department of J&K Grameen Bank in collaboration with NABARD conducted 195 ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ programmes across the state in various villages of districts Jammu, Rajouri, Poonch, Kathua, Samba, Bandipora, Baramulla and Kupwara.
Expressing appreciation towards the bank staff for making the GoI mission a success, Chairman J&K Grameen Bank, Janak Raj Angural assured that J&K Grameen Bank would contribute in spreading awareness regarding sanitation and hygiene and to make the environment clean and green, an official handout read.
General Manager, J&K Grameen Bank, Romesh Vaid said environmental cleanliness begins with an individual’s desire to be clean. He emphasised on the entire workforce of the bank to “actively join the cleanliness mission”. “195 of our branches have conducted camps in last four days and today, 30 branches and offices have conducted the Swachhta Hi Seva programmes,” he added. 16 programmes were conducted in district Jammu alone.
HOD, Financial Inclusion and Insurance Department, J&K Grameen Bank, Vipan Gupta said every branch of J&K Grameen Bank is conducting ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ programme in their respective villages from 15th September 2018 to 2nd October 2018, spreading awareness regarding the importance of clean environment and the various ways by which the surroundings could be kept clean and green, the handout read.