Financial Literacy Camp by Axis Bank for Garden Workers at Nahorani Estate

Amalgamated Plantation Team conveys their heartfelt gratitude to Axis Bank, Tezpur Branch, which under the leadership of Ms. Amrita Saikia, Branch Manager and under the advice of the District Administration of Sonitpur District, held a Financial Literacy Camp for women garden workers at our Nahorani estate during their lunch break on 16th September, 2016.

Amalgamated Plantations’, team Nahorani was also present to educate and apprise the workers about the benefits of having a bank account and the various social security schemes like Atal Pension Yojona & Jibon Jyoti Bima Yojona that can be availed by them. Approximately 50% of the 172 women workers who attended the camp do not have bank accounts. The workers were successfully convinced to give their consent to opening bank accounts. Leaflets pertaining to banking habits and the social security schemes in the local language provided by NABARD, Tezpur were distributed amongst all the workers. All attendees were also presented with tiffin boxes by the Nahorani estate management.