J&K Bank conducted a financial literacy cum counseling program at Girls Higher Secondary School (GHSS) Budgam.
The bank’s Marketing Division, Kashmir Central had organised the program in collaboration with ILM, an NGO working in education sector.
The aim of program was to impart financial education to the students and counsel them about the bank’s various financial products tailored particularly for the student community.
Hailing the efforts of bank in organizing such events Miss Fatima Qari said that these programmes would go a long way in helping the student community to shape up and decide about their future careers.
Reaching out to the student community, earlier the marketing team educated the students about these tailor-made products like Student Saving Account, Mehandi Deposit Certificate and Child Care Deposit etc.
The participants appreciated the effort and hoped that such program will be conducted in future also. The Marketing Team assured the students of total financial support in order to help them achieve their goals.
The bank’s Financial Literacy and Credit Counseling centre (FLCC) Pulwama conducted a number of awareness camps in Nagendar in Khrew, and Ratnipora and Ukhoo in Kakapora in the district. These camps were organised in co-ordination with the bank’s business units operating in these areas and were attended by a large number of residents including the flood affected persons, youth, village elders and women folk.
Besides Facilitator FLCC; LDM Pulwama, Director RSETI Pulwama, Heads of local business units and their respective BCs were also present in the camps, whose main focus was Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) and J&K Bank’s Loan Relief Package for flood affected borrowers.
Speaking on the occasion, Facilitator M S Parray described at length the features of PMJDY and impressed upon the public to ensure that everyone in village opens and maintains an account under this highly ambitious scheme.
LDM Pulwama spoke about the general features of loan relief and rehabilitation package announced by the bank for flood affected borrowers. Director RSETI Pulwama informed the audience about various skill development and capacity building programmes conducted at the institute and urged the local un-employed youth to avail the benefits of these programmes.
Heads of local business units explained in detail the bank’s loan relief and rehabilitation package for flood affected borrowers.
Meanwhile, a Mega Camp under PMJDY was organized by the business unit Khonmoh at Village Munpora in collaboration with Lead Bank Department Srinagar, which was attended by a large number of local residents. LDM Srinagar Nissar Ahmad apprised the participants of different benefits of the PMJDY.
Facilitator FLCC Srinagar also spoke on the occasion.