GUWAHATI, Sept 10 - The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the umbrella organization for all retail payment systems in the country, organised a workshop on �e-Payments Literacy� at the Vivekananda Kendra here on the occasion of World Literacy Day.
The event was hosted simultaneously by NPCI representatives in 28 states at 120 centres, supported by all 56 regional rural banks (RRBs). More than 24,000 participants from RRBs took part in the nationwide initiative at the same time. In Assam, the five target centres were Jorhat, Guwahati, Bokajan, Diphu and Karbi Anglong.
In this endeavour of NPCI, the Assam Gramin Vikash Bank (AGVB) supported the campaigning process in Guwahati and Jorhat.
Participants who attended the workshop were familiarized with the ATM-related aspects and its numerous features like cash withdrawal, balance enquiry, mini statement enquiry, etc. Consumer redressal advices and other precautionary tips on PIN change and fund transfer were also demonstrated. Security tips like mobile number registration, seeding Aadhaar with bank and LPG subsidy process were also presented.
The function was attended by the General Managers of the Assam Gramin Vikash Bank � A Mohan and NN Baishya, Tiru Pratim Sarma, Senior Manager, NPCI and V Kumar, Manager, Reserve Bank of India, A Hussain, Assistant Manager, NABARD, and RK Sarma, Regional Manager, AGVB, besides general public. This was stated in a press release received today.