Port Blair, Dec.28: The Chairman, National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD), Dr. Harsh Kumar Bhanwala will be arriving here on a five day visit to the Islands on Dec. 30, 2016. During his stay in the Islands, Dr. Bhanwala will flag off NABARD Financial Literacy Initiative-Display on State Transport buses on January 2, 2017 and hold meeting with RSC, A&NSCB Boards, Officers, PACs Chairmen and secretaries. He will also participate in the distribution of cooperative cards aiming at doorstep delivery of pension to old age widow/handicapped as also loan disbursement to UPNRM beneficiaries on the same day besides meeting with Lt. Governor and the Chief Secretary A & N Administration.
On Jan. 3, 2017, the Chairman will visit an exhibition of SHG products and attend SHG meet at DBRAIT auditorium, visit to SHG Cadellgunj, interact with CIARI scientists, review FSPF and PODF projects, and meet FPOs and farmers.
The other itinerary of the Chairman included visit to places of historical and tourists important in and around the town and on completion of the visit, the Chairman will depart for mainland on Jan. 4, 2017.