A National Conference of the State channelizing Agencies, Public Sector Banks and Regional Rural Banks of National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC) held on 19th January 2018. Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar, Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment and Smt. Shakuntala D. Gamlin, Secretary, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), graced the occasion, Directors on the Board of NHFDC, Shri SCL Gupta and Shri D.N. Sharma and the senior officers of SCAs/Gramin Banks and PSBs participated in the conference.
Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot and Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar addressed the participating agencies and advised for better coordination with NHFDC and Channelising agencies for the smooth and better implementation of NHFDC Schemes for the benefit of larger number of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan).
Secretary, DEPwD and Directors of NHFDC also addressed the participants. Shri D.R. Sarin, CMD, NHFDC addressed the issues relating to the implementation of NHFDCs schemes for the benefit of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) and invited suggestions from the SCAs/PSBs/RRBs to enhance the outreach of concessional schemes of NHFDC throughout the country.
In the Conference, incentive cheques were also given to the best performing SCAs/PSBs/RRBs of NHFDC.