INDIA POST HOLDS WORKSHOP ON FINANCIAL INCLUSION PROGRAMME
A workshop on financial inclusion programme was organized by India Post from 04th Sep. 2012 to 06th Sep. 2012. Nineteen international participants from nine countries including India, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar and Bangladesh attended the said workshop. Further three delegates from United Postal Union (UPU) Headquarter Bern and one from UPU regional HQ Bangkok also attended the workshop.
This workshop was led by Mr. Serguei Ananda who is head of financial services at UPU. In this workshop two UN agencies came together i.e. UPU and International Federation of Agriculture Development (IFDA) to develop facilities for cross border money remittances and its deliveries in rural areas.
This programme was mainly for the Indian workers of abroad who regularly send money to their relatives in the rural areas in India.
On the last day of workshop yesterday, the team visited Goledakkhana. The team was briefed about the functioning of inland and international money remittance by Sh. Pranav Kumar, Director, Goledakkhana.
(Release ID :87632)(PIB)