Ranchi: Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Friday stressed the need to focus more on self-employment generation in the wake privatization and bank mergers.
Addressing the second foundation day of the All India Central Bank Employees Welfare Society and annual meeting via virtual mode he said that there is a need to focus more on pushing up economic activities among the tribals and the new generation should be more educated so that they can be made to stand on their feet.
He said that due to bank mergers and privatization the number of jobs is declining in such a scenario, therefore, there was a need to accord focus on self-employment. He said that through CMEGP the state government is providing employment opportunities to the youth hailing from unprivileged communities.
He said that through the society bank all efforts should be made to benefit the people hailing from tribal and backward communities. However, he pointed out that due to CNT and SPT Acts many needy are not able to get loans from the banks and assured that the government was working to solve the problems of the people.
He said that due to the combined efforts of the Government and the Bank the welfare schemes are being realized on the ground on a large scale. The Chief Minister said that the state government is working to solve the problems of the tribals and is even acting as a guarantor so that the farmers involved in agriculture and allied activities can get loans and even through KCC cards they are being provided loans.
He said that when the farmers come to the bank for loans they should be provided help in all possible ways. He also urged the bankers to establish coordination with young entrepreneurs and extend them help. Welfare Minister Champai Soren and others were also present on the occasion.