New Look J And K Grameen Bank For Rural Services And Plethora Of Job Offers
It was the sincere efforts of the government of India that regional rural banks in the country started on a great note in 1976, when the Act of Regional Rural Banks was passed. As per the clauses incorporated in this Act, new rural banks were supposed to be opened in different parts of the country, so as to benefit the rural population and provide them with a wide range of banking services, starting from opening up deposit accounts to availing of loan facilities. In a few years time, there were a number of gramin banks in the country and villagers were elated with the multitude of benefits offered in this scenario.
- Establishment of J & K Grameen Bank for wide network coverage
In the state of Jammu & Kashmir, people living in the villages were benefited by the passing of the act, by having Gramin banks in their native places. J & K Grameen Bank came into force in 2009, with the merger to two already existing Gramin banks. These two banks were Kamraz Rural Bank and Jammu Rural Bank. The new J & KGB has its head office in the city of Jammu and caters to a number of districts in the state. Areas under the jurisdiction of both these banks were now under the J&KGB, while people could afford high technology and state-of-the-art facilities of banking and credit. This merger has been ratified by J & K Bank in the state and it is also the sponsoring bank for the new Gramin bank. With gradual progress over the years, J & K Grameen Bank has regional offices in two cities, area offices in 6 locations and branches in 176 villages of J & K state. With the objective of catering to the banking needs of people in the village and semi urban areas, this bank has grown from one level to another with a series of accolades.
- Clerical and officer posts in plenty – Besides being instrumental in strengthening the financial banking needs of the customers, the J & K Grameen Bank has become established as a major force in the state for recruitment of candidates into various banking jobs. From time to time, this bank comes up with advertisements for recruitment of officers and clerks in different branches. There are usually hundreds of jobs which get advertised, whenever the recruitment publications come out. As these jobs are seeking people from the state itself, it is of a great advantage to the residents of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. It will ensure that a lot of candidates from J & K will be getting into banking sector jobs in positions of clerks and officers.
- Recruitment through the bank itself – Recruitment process of clerks and officers in J & K Grameen Bank in J & K occurs through the entrance test conducted by the bank itself. With recruitments having been done long back, it is high time that the bank will be conducting recruitment drives in coming years for officers in various levels of management scale and in the posts of clerks.
J & K Grameen Bank in Jammu and surrounding villages has given people a new hope. In terms of financial banking services as well as for the job prospects in banking sector, this Gramin bank in J & K has been well accepted. Villagers are the happy lot from the wide network of services by this bank and more development work in the future will allow the native villagers to get as much benefit as possible from well established scheduled banks in the country.