Abhyutthana Financial Learning Centre, set up in February 2014, with an objective to promote financial literacy and create financial awareness among the school children and common man in the State of Odisha, conducted financial literacy camps in K.M. Womens’ College, and Salapada U.P. School, at Salapada, Dist : Keonjhar on September 13, 2014.
A total of 93 students and the teaching staff of Economics Department of the College and 98 students of the school enthusiastically participated. Inaugurating the camp at the college, senior lawyer Chitta Ranjan Dash and Principal Dr SS Giri, stressed the need for financial awareness in the society.
In their address, retired Chief General Manager, RBI, Dasarathi Mishra, FLC Cousellor, Bank of India, Nimai Ch Ray and Asst Vice President, Axis Bank Braja Kishore Mishra, explained eloquently the saving habits, basic banking, Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, RBI initiative on financial inclusion, procedure to open no-frills accounts, operation of ATMs, use of credit and debit cards, etc. Quiz programs covering basics of banking and economy were also conducted on the occasion. Financial Education series comic books published by RBI were distributed to the students. Prof. Mrs Mohanty of the college proposed a vote of thanks.