Silchar: Cachar Deputy Commissioner Barnali Sharma held a meeting with all the bank managers at the conference hall of the Deputy commissioner’s office on Monday. An introduction session with all the members was held by the Deputy commissioner Barnali Sharma, stated a press release.
The Deputy Commissioner has sought the status of all the banks regarding government schemes, especially tea garden related issues in respect of the opening of bank accounts. It was informed in the meeting by the Lead District Manager, UBI Cachar that all the workers of the tea gardens have been covered and individual bank accounts have already been opened.
Barnali Sharma requested the LDM, UBI Cachar to submit the status of the Patichera, Dolugram and Bhuban valley tea gardens within three days, she also suggested that the awareness campaigns be conducted in the totally digitized system where transparency in transferring of accounts should be maintained.
The Deputy commissioner expressed her dissatisfaction over the submission of CD ratio as 40:23 by the LDM, UBI Cachar for the month of September 2019. She urged that the difference between the state and district CD ratio should be minimized. Barnali Sharma also appreciated the banks Bandhan, IndusInd Bank, and HDFC bank for obtaining such a high CD ratio. She also suggested that they should maintain proper checks regarding any fraud. While discussing microfinance, she suggested a proper survey of the approaching beneficiaries and awareness to be generated amongst them and in addition, she also suggested that the local language Bengali be used in IEC materials for better and easy interaction with beneficiaries of all the banks.