Sunday, April 14, 2024

RBI Financial Literacy Week commences in Kohima


Dimapur, February 26: The Reserve Bank of India’s Financial Literacy Week 2024 was inaugurated for Nagaland at Hotel de Oriental Grand, Kohima by Paresh Chauhan, General Manager & Officer-in-Charge, on February 26. The function was attended by CGM & O-i-C, NABARD, Nagaland RO, DGM, SBI, Jorhat, Regional Manager, CRISIL, Guwahati, Branch Managers of banks in Kohima, principals, teachers and students of Mt. Olive College and Vinuozo School, Kohima.
The Reserve Bank has been observing one week of each year as Financial Literacy Week since 2016 to draw attention to the subject of financial literacy. Continuing the focus on students and young adults in its financial literacy outreach, the theme for this year’s Financial Literacy Week, “Make a Right Start: Become Financially Smart” has been envisioned with this target group in mind to empower them to take charge of their financial futures.
As part of the Financial Literacy Week activities, banks have been advised to disseminate information and create awareness among their customers and the public on the above theme by displaying content that has been developed by RBI, on their websites, ATMs, mobile applications, and digital display boards deployed in their branches. RBI will also be undertaking a centralized mass media campaign to broadcast essential financial awareness messages on the chosen theme.
RBI Kohima also has planned several outreach programmes targeting student groups and young adults urging all stakeholders to promote the messages of the FL week 2024 as widely as possible.
(Page News Service)