Port Blair, Dec 13: District Consultative Committee and District Level Review Meeting of South Andaman District for the quarter September 2022 was held today at 10.00 AM under the Chairmanship of Mr. Suneel Anchipaka, Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman at Conference Hall, District Office to review the performance of Banks under Annual credit Plan, Government Sponsored Schemes and Flagship Schemes launched by Prime Minister.
Deputy Commissioner advised the banks to give more focus on Flagship Schemes and Jan Suraksha like Pradhan Mantri Suraksha BimaYojna(PMSBY), Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti BimaYojna(PMJJBY), Atal Pension Yojna(APY) , Stand up India and PMEGP. He was also instructed to achieve the targets allotted to banks in time. He also advised the banks to conduct financial literacy camps in coordination with PRIs and ULBs. He also advised Canara Bank and Andaman & Nicobar State Co-operative Bank to cover the unbanked villages by 15th January 2023.CD Ratio of the District has improved by 3.88% and stands at 60.87%.
Mr. C Raj, Chief Manager, SBI, welcomed the Chairman and informed that Banks had organized 58 Digital Awareness Camps and 104 Financial Literacy Camps during the quarter in South Andaman District. Under Pradhan Mantri Suraksha BimaYojna banks enrolled 6617 and in PMJJBY 3357 beneficiaries upto the quarter in South Andaman Districts. 1372 beneficiaries enrolled under APY. South Andaman District achieved 44.27% of the Priority Sector Lending Targets as on 30.09.2022.
Meeting was attended by Mr. Debajyoti Datta, AGM, RBI, Mr. P K Ummer Farooq, Lead Bank Manager, SBI, Ms Swathi, AGM, NABARD Senior officials of banks and Govt Department.