Jammu, Parvez Ahmad, Chairman & CEO, J&K Bank (Convenor, J&K SLBC) Wednesday emphasized that banks should work on devising state-specific solutions for promoting digital banking in the state. He was speaking during special SLBC convened in Jammu to discuss implementation of Digital Banking Programme in J&K State.
The meeting was presided by Finance Minsiter Dr Haseeb A Drabu and was attended by senior state and bank officers
Pervez Ahmad, who steered the agenda during the meeting said that “we are fortunate to have the presence of Dr. Haseeb A. Drabu, Hon’ble Minister for Finance and Culture, J&K State, with his background, his guidance will enlighten the forum to move ahead on this national objective.”He also emphasized the need and importance of
He also emphasized the need and importance of availability of quality telecom connectivity in the state to make the digital banking programme a success.
In his address, Pervez according to the spokesman requested the state government to consider white-listing all the digital banking URLs and IP Pools in the event of imposing restrictions on the internet connectivity during any turmoil or disturbances in the state, “so as to inculcate a sense of reliability among the masses for the digital banking.”
Pertinently Dr Drabu appreciated the role played by the banks during the demonetization. He complemented the banking fraternity in the state and expressed satisfaction that despite incidence of cash crunch the process was taken forward in the state smoothly as compared to the position in other states of the country.