State Level Bankers’ Committee meeting held

State Level Bankers’ Committee meeting held

July 10, 2020 Off By Vishnu Mahanand

The meeting of the State Level Bankers’ Committee was held today under the chairmanship of Shri Amitabh Jain, Additional Chief Secretary, Finance Department at Mantralaya Mahanadi Bhavan here. The meeting also reviewed the progress of the targets given to various banks under the schemes of the Central and State Governments, the progress made in the financial and banking sector of the banks working in Chhattisgarh and the action taken on the report of the previous meetings of the Bankers’ Committee. . The State Level Bankers’ Committee was attended by Principal Secretary Rural Development Department Mr. Gaurav Dwivedi and Principal Secretary of Industries Department Mr. Manoj Pinguva. Principal officers of NABARD and other banks including State Bank of India attended the meeting through video conferencing.
In the State Level Bankers Committee meeting, Additional Chief Secretary Shri Amitabh Jain made progress in banking and financial facilities in the Naxal affected (LWE) districts of the state, Bijapur, Sukma, Bastar, Dantewada, Kanker, Narayanpur, Rajnandgaon and Kondagaon. Reviewed. In the meeting, the convener of the State Level Bankers Committee, Mr. Parvinder Bharti said that 140 branches and ATMs of various banks in Naxalite affected districts. Has been started. He informed that branches of ten banks are yet to be opened in these areas. The Additional Chief Secretary instructed the bankers that wherever bank branches have been opened. The information of those places is necessary to the rural beneficiaries, for this, make sure that information is given to the banks through the panchayats. In the meeting, the bankers were instructed that the bank branches should be opened soon in the areas of the state which have been targeted to provide banking facilities. The meeting reviewed the progress of the annual credit plan for the year 2019-20 under the government schemes.
It was informed in the meeting that by March 31, 2020, credit limit of more than Rs 28 thousand 229 crore was achieved by commercial, cooperative and other banks in the state. Which is 76.90 percent of their target. Similarly, a total of 16 lakh 95 thousand 916 KCC by the commercial and cooperative banks functioning in the state. Through the card, a loan of Rs 13 thousand 134 crore was made available to the farmers. Under the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima, Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti and Atal Pension Yojana, 61 lakh 89 thousand people have been benefited by the banks. Similarly, 4481 out of 25064 cases under various housing schemes in the state. Loans of Rs. 41 crores have been sanctioned. In the Bankers’ Committee meeting, the Bankers termed the innovative government justice scheme of the state government as important for the rural economy and farmers. In the meeting, Bankers convener of the State Bankers Committee, Mr. Parvinder Bharti said that the State Government will do everything possible for other schemes including Narva, Ghurwa, Garwa and Bari. Shri Bharti informed that social responsibility has been fulfilled by banks in the crisis of Kovid-19. He said that medical equipment, PPE kits, mosques and other medical devices have been made available to government hospitals by banks. Representatives of all commercial and cooperative banks working in Chhattisgarh and officers of various departments attended the meeting. Will do everything possible for other schemes including Garwa and Bari. Shri Bharti informed that social responsibility has been fulfilled by banks in the crisis of Kovid-19. He said that medical equipment, PPE kits, mosques and other medical devices have been made available to government hospitals by banks. Representatives of all commercial and cooperative banks working in Chhattisgarh and officers of various departments attended the meeting. Will do everything possible for other schemes including Garwa and Bari. Shri Bharti informed that social responsibility has been fulfilled by banks in the crisis of Kovid-19. He said that medical equipment, PPE kits, mosques and other medical devices have been made available to government hospitals by banks. Representatives of all commercial and cooperative banks working in Chhattisgarh and officers of various departments attended the meeting.