Srinagar, Oct 15: J&K Bank RSETI Kupwara organised skill development programmes in Chain-stitch and Tilla Sozi, which was attended by six Self Help Groups (SHG) comprising of 58 women.
The groups belong to far-off areas such as Panzgam, Thandipora, Hayan, Chandigam, Mirnagh and Balipora of the District.
The programme is sponsored by DRDA, Kupwara.
Cluster Head Kupwara Fayaz Ahmad Sidiqui inaugurated these programme in presence of Assistant Project Officer, DRDA, Naseem Geelani, other officials from line departments and bank executives.
Director RSETI Mohammad Afzal Shah assured trainees of upgrading their skills and capabilities during the course of training.
Cluster Head advised the trainees to learn the skills well and create employment opportunities for themselves besides supplementing income of their families.
Meanwhile, the Bank conducted a financial literacy camp was organized at community centre at Dangiwacha in Rafiabad.
The camp was attended by a good gathering of locals including Sarpanches from the villages of Dangiwacha, Markipora, Yarbugh, Rawoochaa, Batsum and Manchanpora. Officers from Central Co-operative Bank Baramulla also participated in the camp.
Facilitator FLCC Baramulla urged the audience to take advantage of the camp and contribute to the deliberations wherever necessary.
The Banks Zonal coordinator (Apple/KCC) explained the necessity of Kisan credit card and the loans available under the KCC scheme.
He discussed all the aspects of the scheme including security clause. He also gave brief about education loan scheme of J&K bank.
The officer from co-operative Bank spoke about the rights and responsibilities of the customers
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