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Outreach Programmes under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav

Outreach Programmes under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav

As India is celebrating 75 years of Independence “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM)” from August 2021 to August 2023, various activities are undertaken under AKAM across the financial institutions. In this regard, the National Housing Bank is organising various events and activities related to outreach and development of financial services related to “Janta se Judna- Housing and Housing Finance Sector” across India under iconic and non iconic activities.
The officials participating in all the outreach program include respective State Government Authorities of Urban Development and Housing, Regional Director Reserve Bank of India, SLBC convenor and Housing Finance Companies from the respective states. Focused deliberations on housing and housing finance in India and the contribution of each state in particular were discussed. The steps taken by the Government on Land conversion, Slum Re-development and prompt approvals in Affordable Housing for the low-income segment are highlighted. It was also emphasized that Banks and HFCs need to make concerted efforts to ensure the availability, accessibility and affordability of formal housing finance to all, particularly those in the bottom of the pyramid. To make ‘Housing for All’ a reality for all citizens of India, all the stakeholders and participants assured about their commitment to contribute to the housing and housing finance sector in India.
1.Outreach Programme at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh – 29th November 2021

The Programme saw participation from more than 50 officials of Banks, Housing Finance Companies (HFC)s, RRBs etc.

2. Outreach Programme at Ahmedabad – 14th December 2021

More than 80 officials from Banks, Housing Finance Companies (HFC)s, RRBs, Small Finance Banks, State Housing Nodal agencies, etc., having presence in the State of Gujarat, participated in the Outreach Programme.

3. Outreach Programme at Jaipur, Rajasthan – 22nd December 2021

More than 60 officials from Banks, Housing Finance Companies (HFCs), RRBs, Small Finance Banks etc., having presence in the State of Rajasthan, participated in the Outreach Programme.

4. Outreach Programme at Guwahati, Assam -28th December 2021

Participants included senior officials & Regional Heads from Banks, HFCs, RRBs & SFBs.

5. Outreach Programme at Indore, Madhya Pradesh – 07th June 2022

The Programme saw participation from 70 officials of Public & Private Sector Banks, Housing Finance Companies and Regional Rural Banks.

6. Outreach Programme at Bengaluru, Karnataka – 10th June 2022

The programme saw active participation of more than 90 officials from Housing Finance Companies, Public Sector Banks, Private Sector Banks, Small Finance Banks and Regional Rural Banks.

7. Outreach Programme at Hyderabad, Telangana – 15th July 2022

The event was attended by more than 120 officials from various Scheduled Commercial Banks and Housing Finance Companies.

8. Outreach Programme at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh – 22nd July 2022

The event was attended by more than 90 officials from various Scheduled Commercial Banks and Housing Finance Companies. Various issues and challenges pertinent to the Housing sector in the state of Uttar Pradesh and in the country was discussed.

9. Outreach Programme at Bhubaneswar, Odisha – 29th July 2022

The event was attended by more than 60 officials from various Scheduled Commercial Banks, RRBs, SFBs and Housing Finance Companies. The need for Financial Institutions to come together and work with synergy to ensure easy access of formal housing finance to the underserved sector. All the participants reiterated their commitment to contribute to the housing and housing finance sector in the country and make “Housing for All” a reality across all the sections of the society.

10. Outreach Programme at Chandigarh, Haryana – 16th December 2022

The event was attended by 50 officials from various Scheduled Commercial Banks, RRBs, SFBs and Housing Finance Companies. Various issues and challenges pertinent to the Housing sector in the state of Haryana and in the country was discussed.