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SBI Phek, Wokha branch felicitate customers
Published on 5 Jul. 2010 12:05 AM IST
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State Bank of India, Phek and Wokha branch organized a programme for felicitating its customers and beneficiaries of PMRY, CMCF & PMEGP schemes on the occasion of Bank Day on July 1.
In Phek a public meeting was held at bank’s new premises in where members from Self Help Groups, PMRY beneficiaries, customers and general public attended the function.
Superintendent of Police, Phek District W. Krome, participated as chief guest and distributed mementos to the borrowers identified by the Bank. Branch Manager Paogin Haokip explained about role of SBI for rural development and how SBI, Phek has contributed to the benefit of local entrepreneurs. Bank has felicitated thirteen borrowers who had uplift their financial status and provided employment to others besides, timely repaying the loan amount.
Krome, S.P. Phek, in his speech, appreciated the Bank for taking initiative for economic development and progress of the district and encouraging the borrowers by felicitating the borrowers who has repaid the loan in time.
He said, Timely repayment of the loan amount is not only helping the Bank and borrowers, it also inspires other borrowers to follow their path resulting in overall development”. S.P Phek also exhorted the participants to spread the message amongst other borrowers so that they will also come forward for timely recovery of the loan amount.
He also thanked the members of Keve Self Help Group and Tusove Venuh, a PMRY borrower for their timely loan recovery. Nutsulu Tsutso, Secretary of Keve Self Help Group, Tusovi Venuh, PMRY beneficiary and from general public Vijoi Vero, ex-minister and a prominent citizen of Phek Town also spoke on the occasion.
Meanwhile, in Wokha the function was attended by young entrepreneurs mostly PMRY, CMCF & PMEGP Beneficiaries. In line with the “Year of Entrepreneur” as declared by Nagaland Government, the State Bank of India, Wokha Branch, falicitated Banchilo Kikon (PMRY beneficiary) and Limathung Lotha (CMCF beneficiary) for the timely repayment and making productive use of the fund availed by them. The beneficiaries thanked the State Bank of India, for reposing faith on them by extending timely financial help and also encouraging the young upcoming entrepreneurs to make full use of the financial assistances extended by the bank. A.T. Patton, Principal, SMB School, Wokha, lauded State Bank of India, Wokha Branch, for improving customer service considerably over the years and has now become “People’s Bank”. Thungdemo Khuvung, proprietor of Metamorphosis Team Work, expressed gratitude to the Branch Manager and the staff for their service to the people and their efficiency. He also requested the branch to introduce Token System so as to avoid long queue in the counters.
Lanuteka Imchen, Branch Manager, in his short speech, exhorted the beneficiaries of PMRY, CMCF and PMEGP Schemes to utilize the Bank loan productively with timely repayment and avail fresh loan to upgrade their business.
The Branch Manager, at the request of the business comunity of Wokha Town, has assured to open a separate counter to cater to their needs.

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