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SHG bank linkage programme for PRI members organized

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 Aug 2015 12:00 AM GMT

GAURISAGAR, August 6: Krishak Nyas, a leading NGO of Sivasagar, organized a meeting at Gaurisagar Development Block conference hall on Thursday in association with BARD on SHG bank linkage programme for PRI Members. The meeting was presided over by Monju Borah, president of Gaurisagar Anchalik Panchayat while Dilip Kumar Gogoi BDO, Gaurisagar Development Block iugurated the meeting. In his speech the BDO spoke about the formation of SHG, bank linkage and saving. He said that the savings of SHG had promoted the economy of our country. Monuj Tamuli, faculty, State Institute of Rural Development, Joysagar Extension Centre, graced the meeting as a resource person and highlighted the role of PRI members for promoting SHG and bank linkage. He stressed the establishment of small industry through SHG. He even said that government had been providing assistance to SHGs. In the meeting Dilip Kumar Gupata, Branch Mager, UBI ,Gaurisagar Branch emphasized various loan products like KCC, interest subvention, benefits of timely repayments and various goal credit linked subsidy schemes for SHGs. Addressing the meeting Lakheswar Mahanta, DDM, BARD spoke about the benefits of Pradhan Mantir Jivan Jyoti Bima Yoja (PMJJBY), Pradhan Montir Surakhya Bima Yoja (PMSBY) and Atal Pension Yoja, insurance schemes and fincial inclusion. The PRI Members exchanged their views with the resource persons. Earlier Himadrijyoti Dutta, chief secretray of Krishak Nyas explained the objective of the meeting while Puspadhar Neog, fince secretary of Krishak Nyas offered vote of thanks. A significant number of PRI members hailing from Baruahpukhuri, Charing, Deoraja, Dikhowmukh, Dikshu, Hatighuli, Kawaimari, Khamukh, Mogarahat, Morabazar and Mumai Tamuli Gaon Panchayat under the block participated in the meeting.

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