SRINAGAR: Financial Inclusion & Insurance Department under the chairmanship of Janak Raj Angural in collaboration with NABARD on Tuesday organised 14 digital-financial literacy awareness programmes (dFLAPS) in different unbanked villages of branch offices Kalyanpur, Sangrampur, Bajabain, Channi Prat, Doongi Brahmana, Parnalla, Mahanpur, Marta Nagrota, Rohama, Tregpora, Nadihal, Aragam, Chugal and Phuropeth under the districts Jammu, Rajouri, Kathua, Baramulla, Bandipora and Kupwara.
Retired Headmaster Patniyal, Ram Lal, one of the chief guests, informed the gathering about developments in banking sector and latest schemes. He stressed upon the need of using various applications of the bank for getting cashless transactions and also highlighted the importance of cashless transactions that shall not only save time of the customers, reduce their wait times in the bank but shall give boost to direct revenues of the government in the shape of tax collections utilised for development of village, an official handout read.
Block Coordinator UMEED, Maya Ram, the Guest of honour at Sangrampur, appreciated the efforts of the bank towards social security schemes and applauded the bank’s extraordinary efforts to make the programme of social schemes a big success. He stressed for availing benefits of bank schemes available on hassle free manner, read the handout.
Representatives of other line departments like KVIB, animal husbandry also attended the programmes.
Branch heads from branch offices, Kalyanpur, Sangrampur, Bajabain, Channi Prat, Doongi Brahmana, Parnalla, Mahanpur, Marta Nagrota, Rohama, Tregpora, Nadihal, Aragam, Chugal and Phuropeth, detailed the gathering regarding the schemes of the bank. They enlightened people and students about new technologies available in the bank such as, multiple uses of bank cheques, use of POS machine, RuPay Debit Card, KCC RuPay Debit Card, Net Banking, Mobile Banking services, IMPS, Aadhaar-based transactions, etc., it added.