J&K Banks role lauded during ‘my town my pride’ program

Srinagar: The role of J&K Bank was appreciated by various senior government functionaries during the two-day ‘My Town, My Pride’ programheld across all the towns of the Union Territory. The officials lauded J&K Bank for its role in empowering people on economic and social front.

J&K Bank had set up its stalls across the UT towns in its bid to make people aware about various government sponsored, social security and financially uplifting schemes.

Chief Secretary B. V. R. Subrahmanyam visited the J&K Bank stall set up at Sher-i-Kashmir Park, Srinagar. Sanction letters were handed over to the beneficiaries of PM Street Vendor’s Atma Nirbhar Nidhi Scheme by Joint Commissioner Planning Srinagar Municipal Committee Ghulam Hassan Mir. LDM Srinagar Abdul Majeed Bhat, Cluster Head Shabir Ahmad and various officials from the Bank were also present.

At Jammu, under supervision of its Zonal Head Sunit Kumar, J&K Bank had set up stalls across the zone. Advisor to Lieutenant Governor KK Sharma inspected one such stall at Parade Ground, Jammu. Appreciating J&K Bank’s role in supporting people in realizing their economic pursuits, Sharma handed over sanction letters to various beneficiaries under KCC, PM Svanidhi, NULM, and Transport loan schemes.

The J&K Bank stalls proved to be an instant attraction among the masses who put up enquiries about various social security, government sponsored and allied schemes.
J&K Bank’s stall in Magam was visited by Advisor to Lieutenant Governor (LG) R R Bhatnagar, DDC Budgam Shahbaz Mirza, Director Handicrafts Hashmat Ali, SSP Budgam Amod Nagpuri and various officials of the district.

The officials handed over sanction letters among the beneficiaries and hailed J&K Bank for its role in providing employment avenues to the youth of J&K. They said that youth look upto the J&K Bank for the support in their endeavour to establish employment generating units.
The program in Budgam town was graced by Secretary to Government for Rural Development Department and Panchayat Raj Sheetal Nanda. She distributed sanction letters to beneficiaries of various schemes during the program.

J&K Bank stall at mini-Secretariat Ganderbal also had government functionaries visiting it including Principal Secretary to Housing and Urban Development Deeraj Gupta, DDC Ganderbal Shafqat Iqbal and SSP Ganderbal Muhammad Khalil Poswal. Senior officials of the Bank including LDM Ganderbal was also present at the program. The sanction letters were handed over to beneficiaries at the stall.

Dr. Pawan Kotwal (IAS) Principal Secretary /Financial Commissioner Revenue, UT of J&K visited J&K Bank’s Cama Housing Colony business unit under the government’s outreach programme. He distributed sanction letters under Central Govt. Sponsored scheme like NULM, Street vendors and KCC schemes to the beneficiaries. Zonal Head, Jammu North-2, Udhampur Sushil Gupta was also present. He was all praise for J&K Bank- Cama Housing Colony business unit in particular- for providing banking and allied services to the public.

A team of top government functionaries led by Principal Secretary Shaleen Kabra, DDC Srinagar Shahid Iqbal Choudary and SMC Commissioner Gazanfer Ali made a visit to J&K Bank stall set up at SMC’s headquarter at Karannagar. The officials appreciated J&K Bank for its services across the country and hoped that UT’s premier bank would continue to bring positive changes in the peoples’ lives.(KINS)