Ques for Mains - "Informal discussions between bankers help achieve meeting of minds, which in turn enabled strategic goal setting", Elucidate.
The Prime Minister called upon India`s banking sector to establish banks which rank among the top banks of the world.
He was speaking at Gyan Sangam – the Bankers` Retreat in Pune. He said it was perhaps the first time that banks had given tasks to the Prime Minister through a presentation. He said the Gyan Sangam reflected team spirit and a collective will to address issues. He described Gyan Sangam as a unique initiative.
He said the objective in this bankers` retreat was to find solutions to problems, and this was the first step towards catalyzing transformation. He said informal discussions helped achieve meeting of minds, which in turn enabled strategic goal setting.
The Prime Minister appreciated the efforts of the banks in successfully implementing Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana. He said this is going to have multiple effects. He said the Jan Dhan Yojana would help redefine goal setting among banks, due to enhanced confidence levels following the success of the programme.
The Prime Minister said 7 crore families had benefited from direct cash transfers of LPG subsidy in just three days since January 1st. He said this represented one-third of all families India. He said such achievements should boost confidence. – click here to read full article