Port Blair, Aug 30: District Consultative Committee and District Level Review Meeting of South Andaman District for the March 2022 was held today at 03:30 PM under the Chairmanship of Shri Suneel Anchipaka, Deputy Commissioner (SA) to review the performance of Banks under Annual Credit Plan, Government Sponsored Schemes and Flagship Schemes launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India.

The DC(SA) advised the banks to give more focus on Jan Suraksha like Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojna (PMSBY), Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojna (PMJJBY), Atal Pension Yojna (APY), Stand up India and PMEGP. He also instructed to achieve the targets allotted to banks in time and to conduct financial literacy camps in coordination with PRIs and ULBs. CD Ratio of the District has improved by 2.45% and stands at 56.99%.

The Lead Bank Manager, Shri P K Ummer Farooq, welcomed the Chairman and informed that Banks had organized 27 Digital Awareness Camp and 51 Financial Literacy Camps during the quarter in South Andaman District. Under Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojna banks enrolled 1688, 1052 beneficiaries in PMJJBY and 658 beneficiaries have been enrolled under APY during the first quarter in South Andaman Districts.

The meeting was attended by Mrs U Kavitha, Chairperson, PBMC, Smt D Padmawathi, Pramukh, Panchayat Samity, Ferrargunj, Shri Mohammed Safiq, Pradhan Gram Panchayat, Mithakhari, Mr S Bhuvaharan, Deputy General Manager, NABARD, Mr. Debajyoti Datta, AGM, RBI, Shri P K Ummer Farooq, Lead Bank Manager, SBI and Senior officials of banks and Govt Departments.