J&K’s economy has shown robust growth: CS

Inaugurates Diamond Jubilee celebrations of RBI Jammu

 Complements RBI’s efforts for ensuring strong financial ecosystem in UT

Jammu: Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta Monday said that Jammu and Kashmir’s economy has shown robust growth despite the challenges posed by Covid-19 in the last few years.

The Chief Secretary inaugurated the celebrations of Diamond Jubilee function of Reserve Bank of India, Jammu. The function was organized to mark the completion of RBI, Jammu’s 60 years.

In order to mark the occasion, a function was organised at RBI Jammu which was inaugurated by Dr Mehta as Chief Guest. Kamal P. Patnaik, Regional Director, Reserve Bank of India, senior officials from RBI and its present and retired staff members were present on the occasion.

A video showcasing the journey of Reserve Bank of India, Jammu from 1962 was played at the function.

The important milestones and achievements of RBI, Jammu were highlighted in the video. A memoir on RBI Jammu’s journey during these 60 years was also unveiled by the Chief Secretary.

Dr. Mehta congratulated all the present and retired staff members of RBI Jammu present on the occasion.

He highlighted that despite the challenges posed by Covid-19 in the last few years, the economy of J&K has shown robust growth and complemented the efforts of RBI in ensuring a strong financial ecosystem in the UT. He further assured them about the support of UT Administration in its commitment for creating an enabling atmosphere for sustained economic growth in the region.

Dr. Mehta also acknowledged the contribution of RBI, Jammu in developing the region and hoped that the staff members of RBI will continue to work hard in collaboration with UT administration to make J&K a developed economy.

Kamal P. Patnaik, Regional Director, RBI also congratulated its staff members, present and retired, on completing 60 years and appreciated their efforts. He exhorted the RBI employees to work even harder to take the country forward in this ‘Amrit Kaal’.

Retired employees of the bank were also felicitated at the function.

The event ended with a vote of thanks by Sandeep Mittal, General Manager of the Bank.



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