NALBARI, Oct 11 - The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has implemented a pilot project on digitisation of all self-help groups (SHGs) in Nalbari district. In this regard, a portal named ‘EShakti’ has been launched by NABARD. Under this project, a mega credit camp was organised by the Central Bank of India (CBI) on the Nalbari Harimandir premises on Tuesday.
A total of 215 sanction letters were distributed among the SHGs, amounting to Rs 3.45 crore in the mega credit and financial literacy camp. The camp was attended by Rajashree Kakati Baruah, Chief General Manager, NABARD, KU Viswanathan, General Manager, NABARD, M Ravindra Kumar Reddy, Deputy General Manager, NABARD, SP Dhal, Zonal Manager, Central Bank of India, SD Mangalkar, Regional Manager, Central Bank of India, Barpeta, Debajyoti Biswas, DDM, NABARD, Nalbari, and few others.
Addressing the camp, NABARD’s Chief General Manager Baruah appreciated the Central Bank of India for the credit linkage plan for SHGs. She also advised the SHG members to take up some activities and keep Nalbari district ahead in the SHG programme.
Viswanathan thanked the Central Bank of India for this mega camp and advised the SHG members to start small activities for livelihood income and develop the habit of returning bank loan.
Speaking in the mega camp, CBI’s Zonal Manager SP Dhal appreciated the NABARD’s initiative in implementing the EShakti project. He told that the bank would provide all types of loans to the rural people of Assam through their various branches. Lead district manager CC Deka also addressed the participants.
About a thousand women from different SHGs took part in the camp.