RBI leads financial literacy campaign in Attappady

On Sunday, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the District Lead Bank jointly conducted an on-the-ground financial education program in Sholayur, Attappady. A host of RBI officials have reached out to the tribal area of ​​the district to ensure that financial literacy trickles down to the tribesmen of Attappady.

RBI Kerala-Lakshadweep Regional Director Thomas Mathew inaugurated the campaign. RBI Chief Executive Officer Cedrik Lawrence presided over the ceremony. Mr. Mathew reminded the tribes of the importance of financial literacy in their personal empowerment. “It will definitely help you make informed decisions in life,” he said. Attappady bloc panchayat member Shaju Pottikkal, RBI Deputy Managing Director A. Gouthaman, Deputy Ombudsman Anoop V. Raj and Monetary Issues Department Director Karpana Devi discussed various topics. The Agali branch of State Bank of India had provided the facility to exchange the defiled currencies and provide the latest coins on the site. Senior District Officer EK Ranjith welcomed the gathering. District Senior Divisional Director RP Sreenath offers a vote of thanks. Kavitha Ram, District Development Manager of NABARD, Govind Harinarayanan, Deputy Manager of Canara Bank, and several bank managers participated in the program. The RBI has set up three drinking water plants for the tribal schools in Sholayur.

Geraldine L. Melton