Raipur: Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Friday launched mobile banking facility in District Co-operative Central Bank Limited, Durg and new 62nd branch of Cooperative Bank Durg in village-Jheet in Patan development block of Durg district.
Chief minister said on the occasion that the state government is making continuous efforts to make the rural economy more strong and dynamic. District Co-operative Central Bank Durg has become the first cooperative bank of Chhattisgarh, which has started banking facility for its customers through mobile app. While banking will become easier for 6 lakh 10 thousand customers of this bank with the app, the work capacity and work efficiency of the bank will increase. There will be more transparency in the working of the bank.
Chief Minister congratulated the farmers of the area on the opening of the new branch of the cooperative bank in Jheent. He said that the farmers of the area would easily get the benefits of the schemes of the government.
Baghel said that the Durg District Co-operative Central Bank has taken a commendable initiative to provide banking facilities to its customers in a simple and easy way through mobile app. The jurisdiction of Durg District Co-operative Central Bank is spread over three districts of Durg, Balod and Bemetara. In order to provide banking facility to the farmers sitting at home in these districts, the facility of mobile app has been started by the bank today. By using this app, farmer brothers will be able to get information about their account wherever they want. With the help of this app, even during the holidays, they will be able to do transactions easily.
While addressing the program, home minister Tamradhwaj Sahu said that cooperative is an important part of rural life. Under the leadership of chief minister Bhupesh Baghel, schemes are being prepared keeping in mind the farmer and farming. Continuous efforts are being made to provide maximum facilities to the farmers. He said that the Gauthans built in the villages would prove to be a boon for the cooperative banks in the times to come. Along with the production of vermi compost, many economic activities like goat rearing, poultry, dairy are being conducted by the women self-help groups in the Gauthans. Banks will also get the benefit of these activities.