Indian Overseas Bank | Public Relations Department
Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon’ble Union Minister of Finance and Corporate
Affairs, Government of India interacted with various Beneficiaries of
the flagship schemes of the Government of India at an event organized by
State Level Bankers’ Committee(SLBC), Tamilnadu - convenor Indian
Hon’ble Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, visited the various stalls
put up by the Self Help Group (SHG) and other Beneficiaries of various
Banks in Tamilnadu Including Indian Overseas Bank, NABARD, SBI, Canara
Bank, Indian Bank, Central Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, Bank of India,
Union Bank of India, UCO Bank, Tamilnadu Mercantile Bank and VRDCCB.
Minister of State for Animal Husbandry, Dairying, Fisheries and Minister
of Information and Broadcasting Dr. L Murugan accompanied her.
Srivilliputhur constituency M.L.A. Shri.E M Manraj and Chief General Manager of RBI, Shri Suvendu Pati were also present.
Chairman SLBC – Tamil Nadu and MD & CEO of Indian Overseas
Bank, Shri Partha Pratim Sengupta delivered the welcome
address wherein he mentioned that the overall CD Ratio of Tamilnadu
Banks is as high as 104% as on 30.06.2021 and that all the Banks have
been rising up to the expectations of Government of India in ensuring
that the Flagship schemes of the GOI are promptly reaching the
Hon’ble Minister later handed over sanction/ Disbursement to the
Beneficiaries of KCC Cards, Mudra Loan Schemes, PM-SVANidhi Scheme etc.,
at the venue of the event, Sree Sowdambika College of Engineering,
the special address the Hon’ble Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman
explained that the various Government schemes have been tailored to
remove the hardships of the common public including the Street Vendors,
MSME unit Owners, Small Traders etc., She also added that the Government
has gone an extra mile to help the public with specific schemes during
the COVID pandemic and the Banks have been constantly advised to give
the required push to the schemes, so that the schemes reach the ultimate
beneficiaries. Vote of Thanks was delivered by Mr. Meghanatha Reddy,
I.A.S., District Collector, Virudhunagar.
Hon’ble Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, thereafter reviewed one
Aspirational District – Virudhunagar in the presence of District
Collector Virudhunagar Mr. Meghanatha Reddy, I.A.S., and other Central/
State Government and Bank officials.