Assam: 57 new bank branches for financial development

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Guwahati: Within March 31, 2022, Assam will get 57 new branches of several banks, announced Union of Minister State for Finance Dr. Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad while addressing a credit outreach programme here today. The event was organised by Kamrup (Metro) district administration with the lead bank office of the district.

The minister, who is on a three-day tour to the North East, said that due to the lack of an adequate number of banks against the total population, the people of the State are facing a lot of problems in financial activities.

In order to accelerate the financial development of Assam, in his speech, the minister emphasized increasing the financial literacy rate in the State. He further said that the government will introduce mobile ATMs in every district along with financial literacy programme in rural areas of Assam soon.