RBI holds week-long financial literacy in Shillong

Shillong, June 05: Emphasizing the importance of financial literacy and In order to create awareness at a large scale for reaching out the common people in educating about finance in the country, the Reserve Bank of India today observed a week long Financial Literacy Week across the country.

Inaugurating the five-day literacy campaign, General Manager RBI Meghalaya, Anurag Asthana said that the literacy week would focus on four broad themes, viz. KYC, Exercising Credit Discipline, Grievance Redressal and Going Digital (UPI and *99#).

The Financial Literacy Centres (FLC) and rural branches will conduct special camps and all bank branches in the country will display posters on the common themes inside the branch premises, Asthana said.

Active saving and borrowing, Financial Planning, Consumer Protection and Going digital are the four main objectives of financial education.

Meanwhile, AGM RBI, PK Das also informed that, an online quiz is also being hosted for the general public to generate interest and create awareness about financial literacy. People can log in to http://finlitweek.ncfeindia.org/

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