Lucknow: Under the chairmanship of Divisional Commissioner Ranjan Kumar, a review meeting was held in the Divisional Commissioner’s office auditorium, in which respected dignitaries including Municipal Commissioner Ajay Dwivedi, Additional Municipal Commissioner, PO Duda were present.
In the meeting, the zonal heads of banks whose bank branches have a large number of applications pending and the bank managers of the worst progressing bank branches were called in the meeting. The review found that there are 2739 applications in Union Bank of India, 2663 in State Bank of India, 2230 in Kotak Mahindra Bank, 1561 in Bank of Baroda, 1530 in Punjab National Bank, in Indian Bank. 1422 application form, 890 application forms in Aryavrat Bank, 838 application forms in Canara Bank, 676 application forms in Bank of India, 569 application forms in Central Bank of India, 420 application form in HDFC Bank, 370 application forms in Indian Overseas Bank, Pending for acceptance and distribution.
Under the above scheme, Lucknow district is ranked 65th in Uttar Pradesh. Expressing displeasure over the above poor progress, the Divisional Commissioner instructed that about 18000 applications are pending with various banks.
The Divisional Commissioner said that 100 percent disposal of pending applications should be done in three days by running a campaign by the banks. He said that the vendor/beneficiary is showing apathy in availing the benefits of the said scheme due to non-disposal of applications on time.
Whereas the said scheme has also been linked to other schemes of the Government of India like Ujjwala Yojana, Insurance Scheme, One Nation One Ration Card Scheme, Jan Dhan Yojana, Janani Suraksha Yojana, Matru Vandana Yojana etc.
Zonal heads of all banks were present in the meeting, it was assured by the zonal heads that progress would be ensured under the said scheme. Instructions were given by the Divisional Commissioner to immediately disburse loans to all the bank managers and zonal heads.