As part of the SBI Gram Seva Programme implemented in 5 adopted villages by ANMA Integrated Development Association (AIDA), Don Bosco, under the Chumoukedima Sub- Division of Dimapur District, namely, Diezephe, Bade and Urra were formally inaugurated on 22nd February 2021. Digitalization is one of the focus areas of the Gram Seva Programme and GSK is centre to it. Facilities like Wi-Fi, computer, scanner cum printer, LEDTV, Inverter and battery, Furniture, Almirah, Notice board, spiral binding, newspapers/ magazines and stationeries were provided in GSK for the usage of youth / students / Farmers / Women / community in general. The GSK which is a community information centre will help the community to avail all the facilities such as printing, photo copying and all other online services.
Shri Jacky Chetri, Branch Manager, SBI Diphupar Branch, Dimapur and Shri Peter Khrasi, Chief Manager Credit, SBI Regional Business Office, Dimapur Branch who were the special guest for the occasion emphasised on PM Social Security Schemes such as PM Jan Dhan Yojana, PM Suraksha Bima Yojana, PM Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana and others such as Atal Pension Yojana, PM Mudra Yojana Loan and Kisan Credit Card. Further spoke more on digital banking, online internet banking for financial transaction which can be easily obtained from Android phones and save one’s valuable time today. Community members were also encouraged towards entrepreneurship for which the bank will be available to help the sincere candidates.
Rev. Fr. Varghese Mechery SDB, Administrator, Bosco BED College implored God’s blessings on the SBI Gram Seva programme. Mr. Pfokho John, the Program Manager, and Miss Imnayangla Jamir, Convergence Officer, SBI Gram Seva – AIDA, highlighted about GSK. While welcoming all the guests Rev. Fr. Roy George SDB, Executive Director- AIDA, thanked SBI Foundation for choosing the five villages presented by AIDA to implement this programme. He also thanked the village authorities and the concerned leaders for providing space to set up the GSK offices and their cooperation towards the Gram Seva programme. He also requested leaders and villages to fully cooperate with the AIDA team and make these 5 villages into model villages regarding integral development by implementing the SBI Gram Seva programmes well. Present on the occasion were also Mr. Peidodibe Herie, Reporter of Hornbill TV and Mr. Pankaj Gurung, Cameraman. The programs were chaired by Mr. Yangkhumpi Sangtam and Mr. Vethojo Lohe and the votes of thanks were proposed by Mr. Kerihu Chuzho, VDB secretary at Diezephe village, Mr. Kiesalie Thopi, Chairman at Bade Village and Mr. Kelengulie Yaotsu, Chairman at Urra Village.