|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Oct 11: J&K Grameen Bank handed over PMJJBY claim to the nominee during the Financial Literacy Camp held at village Upper Kanhal, Bishnah Financial Literacy Center, J&K Grameen Bank under the chairmanship of Janak Raj Angural organized Going Digital - financial literacy camp at village Upper Kanhal, Bishnah under the Branch Office Kanhal. The programme was intended to widespread the knowledge regarding various financial products and the recent technological innovations in banking sector.
R. K Narang, Regional Manager, JKGB Jammu was the chief guest on the occasion and spoke at length about the ongoing J&K Grameen Bank Festival Bonanza - 2018 with a special offer of rebate in rate of interest and no processing charges on car, consumer durable goods & two wheeler loans. He also handed over PMJJBY claim amounting Rs. 2 lac to the nominee namely Pooja Devi during the event.
Vipan Gupta, Incharge, Financial Literacy Centre JKGB informed the masses about the benefits of social security schemes namely Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY), Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) and Atal Pension Yojana (APY). He told the gathering about the latest developments in PMJDY like the overdraft amount raised to Rupees Ten thousand and the age limit to open a PMJDY account is also increased to 65 years and there will be no condition for Overdraft up to Rupees Two thousand plus the accidental insurance cover for new Rupay card holders has been raised from Rs. 1 lakh to Rs. 2 lakh for the new PMJDY accounts opened after 28.08.2018.
He further enlightened the participants about new technologies available in the bank such as multiple uses of Bank cheques, use of POS Machine, RuPay Debit card, KCC RuPay Debit Card, Net Banking, Mobile Banking Services, Adhaar based transactions etc. The thrust was also given on various IT products like RuPay cards, SMS Alerts, NEFT/ RTGS and Immediate Payment services (IMPS). The gathering of about 100- 120 persons were present during the camp. Jitendra Kumar, Sarpanch and Naresh Kumar.
, Panch appreciated the efforts of the bank towards financial inclusion. Amit Dogra, Branch Head, Kanhal presented the vote of thanks.