Jammu, Jan 18: J&K Grameen Bank under the Chairmanship of Sh. RK Chhibber in collaboration with NABARD organized awareness programme on the Pradhan Mantri’s Social Security Schemes at Pangdour, distt Samba.
General Manager J&K Grameen Bank, Mr. Janak Raj Angural, who was the chief guest on the occasion, spoke at length about various bank schemes i.e., Farmer Clubs (FC’s), Self Help Groups (SHG’s) & Joint Liability Groups (JLG’s). He highlighted that Joint Liability Group approach is an effective credit delivery methodology for banks to reach clients like small farmers, marginal farmers, tenant farmers, share croppers, oral lessees and also micro entrepreneurs and therefore an important tool for poverty alleviation and social cohesion. He also distributed credit worth Rs 70 Lakh to Beneficiaries in shape of KCC, JLGs, Dairy etc.
DDM NABARD Samba S. Surinder Singh spoke at length about various NABARD’s Rural Development Schemes, Social Security schemes (PMJJBY, PMSBY, APY) etc.
Speaking on the occasion Sh. V.K. Sharma Sr. Manager MF&FI Deptt. J&K Grameen Bank informed the participants at length regarding the benefits of newly launched schemes named (PMJJBY) Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, (PMSBY) Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana and (APY) Atal Pension Yojana. He further informed the gathering that these schemes have been designed to provide security cover to the poor population particularly those working in the unorganized sectors. He advised the people to avail this benefit through nearest Grameen Bank Branch.
Area Manager Kathua Samba Sh. KL Sharma spoke at length about the various Bank/NABARD schemes.
Sr. Mgr LIC Samba Mr Bhushan Sharma also spoke on the occasion about various security schemes.
Also panches, sarpanches and villagers attended the said camp.
Mr.Sikander Kumar, Branch Head Pangdour presented vote of thanks.