One day Bankers Credit Seminar was under the banner of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and Holistic Agriculture Development Programme (HADP) was held in district Ganderbal today under the chairmanship of worthy District Development Commissioner , Mr Shyambir (IAS) and was attended by the district level functionaries of all the banks (public/ private sector banks). Besides, representatives from various Farmers Producers Orgnizations (FPOs) and progressive farmers of the district marked their presence in the said event. The District Nodal Officer, Dr. Mohd Haider (DSHO Ganderbal) organized the event in collaboration with District Development Manager, NABARD, Mr. Junaid Ahmad Hakim who presented a powerpoint presentation to apprise the bankers about the need for enhanced credit flows to Agriculture and allied sectors. The event was attended by Joint Director Agriculture, Mrs Tabasum Naaz, Lead Bank Manger, Mrs Farhat Manzoor, Chief Horticulture Officer, Mr. A.H Bhat, Chief Agriculture Officer, Mr. Randhir Sharma, Programme Corodinator KVK Ganderbal, Mr Ishfaq Abidi and representatives from other departments. The event started with a welcome note from the District Nodal Officer weherin he welcomed the chair and participants and apprised the participants briefly about the programme. The chair welcomed the initiative and highlighted the importance of such an event which is aimed at bridging the gap between the banking institutions and the development departments under the Agriculture Production Department. The chair stressed upon the importance of such discussions about the banking procedures and necessary requirements for a successful lending shall also help the development departments in understanding the set procedures so that thye are further able to guide the farmers accordingly. An elaborative presentation was presented by DDM NABARD through which the credit needs under various schemes in operation in different departments was the focal point of deliberation. AN interactive session followed the presentation in which various doubts of bankers, departments and farmers were cleared on spot. The event ended with a vote of thanks by and from the District Nodal Officer.