Sunil Kr Tendon, who has recently joined as the Chief General Manager (CGM) of State Bank of India, North Eastern Circle has a vision to bring all the rural households of the region to bring under the financial inclusion and insurance benefit programmes of the Prime Minister of India.
He was talking to the Northeast Now on Friday following his visit to several villages of Darrang district of Assam where he addressed public awareness programmes and enroll camp organized by the SBI in connection with the celebration of the Gram Swaraj Abhijan , second phase.
‘”I have a vision to include all the rural households of the region into financial inclusion programme like Prime Minister’s Jan –Dhan Yojana and also cover them under the two most beneficial insurance schemes namely Prime Minister Jeevan Jyoti Beema Yojana and Prime Minister Suraksha Beema Yojana so that poor family with financial hardship can be benefitted the most ,” he said.
Earlier while addressing the people he urged upon the people to avail the benefits of insurance coverage of Rupees two lakhs up to 70 years of age just against a monthly cost of one rupee with which one can’t afford a cup of tea.
He also appealed to the people to approach the outsourcing centres of the bank called Customer Service Points (CSPs) for quick result at their doorsteps.
The CGM in his maiden visit to the district addressed public meetings at Chamuapara , Dighirpar, Hazarikapara and Kharupetia .
He was also accompanied by senior bank officials including Anjali Lynden, Deputy General Manager (Outsourcing) SBI, Sapan Kr Sarkar, Assistant General Manager, SBI, Mangaldai, Bishnu Pada Karmakar, Zonal Head, UCO Bank. Jorhat Zone and Pradip Kr Goswami, Lead District Bank Manager , Darrang among others.
Gurujyoti Das, MLA, Mangaldai also attended in two programmes under his Legislative Assembly Constituency .
Later in the afternoon at a simple function at SBI, Mangaldai campus , CGM Tendon distributed cheques of loans to few selected farmers under the Kishan credit schemes .