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SBI meets on economy revival

A  high level  consultative  meeting  was   held  today 24th of August  in Guwahati at NEDFI House   with stakeholders   by State Bank of  India presided  over  by SBI  Chairman  Shri Rajnish Kumar, accompanied  by SBI   Chief  General Manager, North East Circle Shri Sunil Kumar Tandon , his team  and  members  of  other  public sector  Banks.

The  objective  of the meeting  was  to consult industry representatives  for generation of  ideas  to  give  a boost to the  economy  which  has  slowed down in recent months .

Federation of  Industry and Commerce of North Eastern Region (FINER)  was  represented by  Shri  R.S. Joshi , immediate past Chairman , Shri  Bajrang Lohia , Vice President  and Shri  Ajay Agarwal, member .

During the deliberations FINER delegation  put forward specific   reasons  for   decline in business confidence  and submitted  concrete  suggestions  which  can be  implemented  by the Banking sector  to  revive  confidence , ensure ease of  doing business  and  augment  investments  . 

The  role  of the Banks  in reviving the investment  sentiments was  emphasized  by FINER  towards the ultimate goal of  making  India a  $ 5 Trillion economy .

The  suggestions  were  appreciated  and  would  be  integrated into  Pan India policy  initiatives   and the road map  which the Banking sector will  now  be carving  out . 

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