Jammu Tawi, September 23
J&K Grameen Bank under the Chairmanship of RK Chhibber in collaboration with NABARD organised awareness programme on the Pradhan Mantri’s Social Security Schemes at village Sarora under the Branch Office Bohri. RS Billawaria, Area Manager Jammu who was the chief guest on the occasion spoke at length about the education and housing loans. Vipan Gupta Manager, MF&FI Deptt. J&K Grameen Bank informed the participants at length regarding the benefits of social security schemes named Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY), Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana PMSBY), Atal Pension Yojana (APY) and Project Young Champions. He further informed the gathering that these schemes have been designed to provide security cover to the poor population particularly those working in the unorganised sectors. He advised the people to avail this benefit through nearest Grameen Bank Branch. He made people aware of new Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (Prime Minister’s Crop Insurance Scheme) in which the premium rates to be paid by the farmers have been brought down substantially so as to enable more farmers avail insurance cover against crop loss on account of natural calamities and thrust is also given on activation of RuPay card.
The credit of about Rs 56 lakh was also disbursed during the event for the diversified activities like KCC, JLGs, housing loans and car loans etc. Representatives of various Line Departments also attended the programme. Besides huge gathering Panches, Sarpanches of the area also attended the said camp. Branch Head Bohri S L Bhat presented the vote of thanks.