To provide the basic financial services at the grass root level in the remote villages is the real empowerment if the Jammu and Kashmir economy has to grow at the rural level.
Recently LG Manoj Sinha directed JKRLM to train DIGI-Pay Sakhis in 360° financial services training courses run by BSE in the UT.
First of its kind Women Industrial Estate to come up at Udhampur Industrial Estate and when this industrial set up would be established it will encourage women in other areas of Jammu and Kashmir to go for entrepreneurship and be economically independent.
In order to promote door to door digital banking and financial services in remote areas of the UT, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha recently launched Mission ‘One Gram Panchayat-One DIGI-Pay Sakhi’ in the UT, here at Jammu & Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute, Pampore.
Initially, the DIGI-Pay facility will be provided in 2000 remote villages of the UT and in the first phase, 80 women from Self Help Groups from across the Jammu and Kashmir Division have been selected as DIGI-Pay Sakhis.
He distributed 80 Aadhaar Enabled Payment Systems (AEPs) among the DIGI-Pay Sakhis under JKRLM. He also inaugurated a week-long training program for Krishi Sakhis and Pashu Sakhis on sustainable agriculture and livestock management.