Srinagar - J&K Bank organised an awareness programme on Artisan Credit Cards Scheme in Anantnag in collaboration with Handicrafts department here on Tuesday.
The Banks Financial Literacy and Credit Counseling (FLCC) Centre Anantnag conducted the programme in which a good number of artisans and field staff of the department participated.
In-charge FLCC Anantnag G R Kumar spoke about Artisans Credit Card Scheme and other related financial products concerning the Artisan Community.
He apprised the artisans about the role of bankers in financing such schemes as per the requirements of the artisans and markets.
Lead District Manager G M Mufti also spoke on the occasion and assured the artisans that their needs have been taken care of in the annual credit plan.
Assistant Director Handicrafts, Head B/U New market and SSI Saadiq Abad Anantnag were also present on the occasion.
The participants were of the view that such awareness programs are need of the hour and should be held at block levels also.
Meanwhile, J&K Bank RSETI Budgam concluded a one week training program on Fruit Preparations and their Preservation, which was conducted in collaboration with Horticulture Department, Budgam.
The programme was sponsored by DRDA Budgam in which 29 candidates belonging to BPL families of the district participated.
LDM Budgam Muhammad Yaqoob presided over the valedictory function in which Participation Certificates were distributed among the trainees.
Director RSETI Tariq Ali appreciated the keen interest of the trainees during the training period.
He said that the RSETI had already come out with the calendar of trainings for the current year and about 750 youth of the district were scheduled to be trained during the current financial year.
The function ended with a vote of thanks by the director
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