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Sikkim: Financial Literacy Week 2022 launched in Gangtok

Based on the theme “Go Digital, Go Secure”, the Financial Literacy Week 2022 is being organized by the Reserve Bank of India, Gangtok. The week-long celebration was inaugurated on Monday

Based on the theme “Go Digital, Go Secure”, the Financial Literacy Week 2022 is being organized by the Reserve Bank of India, Gangtok.

The week-long celebration was inaugurated on Monday by Sikkim Governor Ganga Prasad.

Addressing the gathering, Prasad said that it is time to take facilities or awareness regarding the banking sector to remote parts of the state so that the poor and financially uneducated can take benefit from the programme.

Also Read: Sikkim relaxes Covid Curbs: Tourists flock to state

The governor also requested people of the State to approach Banks and consult with officials to clarify their doubts about the digital finance system and gain a better understanding of safety and security regarding digital transactions.

Since 2016, the Reserve Bank of India has been annually conducting the Financial Literacy Week throughout the nation from February 14th to 18.

As part of the Financial Literacy Week activities, RBI Gangtok will disseminate information and create awareness among various bank customers and the public through financial literacy van, radio jingles, posters among others.

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First Published: 15th February, 2022 13:50 IST

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