HDFC officially launches Parivartan project at SKUAST-K
Post by RK News on Sunday, March 19, 2023
Srinagar, Mar 18: The HDFC Bank on Saturday officially launched Parivartan project here at SKUAST-K as part of its CSR initiative.
Chief guest of the event, Additional Chief Secretary, Atal Dulloo attended the launch ceremony and addressed the participant.
According to the official statement, the project aims to foster socioeconomic development of the society by sustainably empowering communities.
“The HDFC Bank, as part of its CSR initiative ‘Parivartan’, has partnered with ISAP India Foundation—formerly known as Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals in an exemplary effort to strives towards developing sustainable micro enterprises thereby transforming the lives of rural agriculturalists in the valley of Kashmir,” reads the official statement.
It reads that the ‘Kisan First Programme’ is the name given to the multi-pronged activities aimed at creating awareness regarding Farmer Producer Organisations.
The programme lays emphasis on alleviating poverty and creating sustainable livelihood opportunities for the rural poor and ultra-poor farmers of 6 districts of Jammu and Kashmir.
“The target of the programme is to enhance the income potential of 10,000 farmers in six districts of Kashmir, namely Shopian, Ganderbal, Baramulla, Budgam, Kupwara and Pulwama,” it reads.
The event commenced with opening notes by Dr Tahir Nazir—J&K State Head ISAP.