JK Bank holds literacy programmes

Srinagar: J&K Bank conducted a financial literacy cum counseling program at Girls Higher Secondary School (GHSS) Budgam in which Deputy CEO Budgam Fatima Qari, Principal GHSS Budgam Farooq Ahmed Raina, faculty members and a large number of students participated. The Bank’s Marketing Division, Kashmir Central 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 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.

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