TAMIL NADU

Training for PACB secretaries

TIRUCHI, MARCH 17 . The District Rural Development Agency conducted a workshop-cum-training programme for secretaries of Primary Agricultural Cooperative Banks on the Swarnjayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY), which is aimed at establishing a large number of micro-enterprises in the rural areas.

The DRDA Project Officer, M. Manohara Singh, the Joint Registrar of Cooperative Societies, Tiruchi, Ambikeswaran, and the Mahalir Thittam Project Officer, Jeyalakshmi, spoke.

The salient features of the scheme and its objectives were explained to the participants.

The focus of the workshop was on initiation of measures to increase the per family investment under the SGSY, increasing the subsidy credit-ratio apart from increasing the coverage of the SC & ST and physically handicapped under the scheme.

The workshop would be conducted separately for bank officials, government staff and for non-governmental organisations in the next three days.

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