Placed at: Tinsukia, Assam
Education: Bachelors in Dental Surgery
Prior work experience: Worked as dentist for three years
One key work during fellowship
Financial Inclusion of Tea Estate Labourers
What was done:
Opened 590 accounts under Pradhanmantri Jan Dhan Yojana.
Target to open 1800 banks accounts and routing wages of
workers through these accounts. Also working on providing
financial literacy along with installation of ATMs and Business
Correspondents in these tea areas to provide easy banking.
For the first time this targeted historically exploited community
has been brought under financial inclusion that will help provide
insurance policies of government, get benefits of various
subsidies and inculcate savings habit in long run.