Deputy Commissioner, Ramban, Mussarat Islam today directed the bankers to focus on priority sectors to facilitate economic growth. He was reviewing the performance of Banks at the District Level Review Committee (DLRC) meeting, here today.
Reviewing the achievements under different sectors, the DC directed Bankers and Officers of line departments to extend the banking facilities to uncovered areas by using digital modes of banking like ATM service besides sensitizing the people, especially about schemes pertaining to the banking sector.
The meeting was attended by the GM DIC Ravinder Anand, LDO RBI, Rohit Kumar, Lead District Manager, Abdul Rashid Sofi, Cluster Head JK Bank Parvez Mir, DDM NABARD, Arushi Sharma, CHO Anil Gorka, DSHO Dr. Vikas Gupta, AD Fisheries Fayaz Ahmed, Bankers and various senior officers.
The Deputy Commissioner also took stock of the bank-wise deposits, advances, and the CD Ratio targets. It was informed in the meeting that the CD Ratio registered an increase of 6.42% and stood at 59.82%, till September.
It was further informed that Rs. 130 crore were disbursed under the priority sector against a target of Rs 566 crore i,e 23% of ACP 2022-23 ending September 2022 and Rs 158 crore were disbursed under Non-Priority Sector against the target of Rs 65 crore which is 242%in the district.
The Deputy Commissioner emphasized on timely disbursement of self- employment loan cases, besides implementing all other youth and employment-oriented schemes and achieving 100% targets under different segments of priority sector schemes like PMEGP, CCS for Artisans of Handicraft and Handloom sector, PMWMS, MUMKIN, JK REGP, TEJASWINI, Agriculture, MSME, Housing, and Education.
The DC advised the LDM and other Departments to use social media platforms for disseminating information about their schemes, especially pertaining to youth and women folk. The issues regarding the setup of RSETI on identified land at Phality and Rural Haat was also discussed in the meeting.