Workshop on SHG-Bank Linkage programme organized in Shopian

Shopian, May 24: J&K State Rural Livelihood Mission and UMEED today organized a workshop on SHG-Bank Linkage programme in collaboration with J&K Bank at RSETI Shopian here.
The aim of the workshop was to sensitize the bankers and the community for proper implementation of the programme and offer an opportunity for direct interaction between bankers and SHG members.
Programme Manager SRLM while speaking on the occasion presented an overview of activities, approach and achievements of UMEED, particularly in the area of financial inclusion. He said the mandate of SRLM is to reach out to 66 percent of rural population and link them to sustainable livelihood opportunities.
Cluster Head JK Bank who also spoke on the occasion said the J&K Bank is committed to walking an extra mile in efforts towards financial inclusion and empowerment of women.
Other bankers speaking on the occasion said SHG credit linkage is a social concern and a promising business proposition and assured of all kinds of possible assistance to the SHGs.