Pune, March 16, 2019: Bank of Maharashtra, Pune East Zone organized “Kisan Sampark Abhiyaan” on 16th March 2019 for Self Help Groups and Farmers at Lonikalbhor which attracted approx 1200 to 1400 customers from nearby locations. The program focused on providing guidance to farmers about various loan schemes; educate them about their rights and the bank’s initiatives. This unique awareness drive was held at Jijau Gardens, Lonikbhalor.
Shri Hemant Tamta, Executive Director, Bank of Maharashtra handed over loan sanction letters to 168 beneficiaries to the tune of Rs. 10 crores. In additions to farmers, the bank also sanctioned loans to Micro Industries and Self Help Groups which plays a key role in the state’s economic growth.
Speaking at the event Shri Hemant Tamta, Executive Director, Bank of Maharashtra said, “The economy of Maharashtra is driven predominantly by agriculture as much it is by services and industries. Agriculture contributes about 11% to the GDP of the state and being the bank with the vision to play an integral role in the development of the state economy we decided to extend our services to the farmers and self-help groups.
“Through the “Kisan Sampark Abhiyaan” we aim at educating the farmers and these groups on the various loan schemes. We look forward to providing them with the platform to interact with the financial experts and also educate them more on better farming and business practices. We look forward to being a catalyst in the development and betterment of the farmers in Maharashtra” he further added.
In this program, the successful customers of the bank were honoured and felicitated for their remarkable performance.
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