The HDFC bank has rolled out the training programme for over 2500 Village Level Entrepreneurs (VLEs) in Uttarakhand.
The VLEs are part of Common Service Centre (CSCs), a National e-Governance plan under Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. HDFC has joined hands with CSC to take banking and financial services to the door steps of people living in remote areas of the country. In Uttarakhand, there are over 5,500 CSCs. The CSCs in Uttarakhand provide services in different sectors including banking and financial, agriculture, health, FMCG products, utility payments and entertainment among others.
Out of the 2500 VLEs in the state, about 100 VLEs will be trained in Dehradun.
The bank’s Group Head Government and Institutional Business, Smita Bhagat said, “The bank aims to take world class banking services to remotest location in Uttarakhand through the CSC network.
We hope that this initiative will transform rural economy and benefit people living even in remote places of the state."