LOTH, 11 DEC
A financial literacy camp was held in Loth village of Upper Yachuli circle, Lower Subansiri district on Saturday. The camp was held to facilitate various banking assistance to the villagers as well as to government school students in opening bank accounts; to avail government subsidies and benefits under central and state welfare schemes.
Besides providing forms and assistance in opening bank accounts, the bank staff also gave awareness on various schemes and policies under the banking sector like Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY), Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY), Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (APY), mobile banking, Kisan credit cards, etc.
They also created awareness of banking frauds and appealed to all the public to be aware of such practices.
Altogether six banks participated in the financial literacy camp. Around 200 villagers from Loth, Linia, Tajgi, Belam, Tader-Ko and Raka benefitted from the outreach programme.
The programme was supervised by CO Param-Putu TageObing, BEO Nada Duri and KhodaBagang, headmaster of Loth ME School. (DIPRO)