As part of the celebration of North East festival 2022 – Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, the North Garo Hills district administration organised a Self Help Group mela cum financial literacy camp and a district level quiz competition for school students in Resubelpara today.
Speaking during the programme as the chief guest, Additional Deputy Commissioner, ZJ Sangma highlighted the importance of SHGs and entrepreneurship. He said employment can be generated through different business activities of SHGs and further urged the 200 SHGs members who partook in the programme to engage in activities with dedication and avail economic assistance from the government.
He congratulated student winners of the district level quiz competition and wished them luck for their future endeavours. He also gave away the cash prize and certificate to students of Dilma Apal Higher Secondary school, Riverside Higher Secondary school and Resubelpara Girls Govt. Higher Secondary school who bagged the first, second and third position respectively.
Others who spoke during the programme were BK Sangma, Research Officer, Planning, Branch Managers of SBI, MCAB, Meghalaya Rural bank and DPM, NRLM, NGH.
The branch managers informed about bank loans and encouraged them to approach their respective banks for details.