Finance Minister Dr. Yubaraj Khatiwada hailed the role played by Sana Kisan Bikas Bank Ltd to uplift the life of poor and marginalized farmers from remote and rural part of the country.
Addressing the 17th anniversary of the bank, Dr. Khatiwada said that the poverty eradication is possible only through the uplifting of the life of poor people and Sana Kisan Bank can play important role in this direction. “As a son of small farmer myself, I know the difficulties of small farmers,” said finance minister Dr. Khatiwada.
“Given the importance role played by Sana Kisan Bikas Bank, the government is ready to provide all kinds of support to bank, “said finance minister Dr. Khatiwada.
Finance Minster Khatiwada also felicitated bank’s employee and other individuals who contributed to strengthen Sana Kisan Bikas Bank.
During the program, chairman of National Cooperation Federation Keshab Badal also highlighted the importance of the bank.
Dr. Shivram Prasad Koirala, chief executive officer, said that the bank has made profit of over 170 million rupees.
Khem Bahadur Pathak Chairman of SAFCL said that the bank will expand its program further in coming days.