Bandipora: Approximately 15 Villages of Nowgam block demands J&K Bank Branch at Nowgam, locals said “since from last so many years we are deprived of J&K bank branch.
The residents Of Nowgam area of District Bandipora which caters to Approximately 15 villages in Nowgam block and all the villages are Dependent on Nowgam for routine work as well as for basic requirements but the Nowgam block which appeared as a center to 15 villages has been kept without having any Bank branch facility in Nowgam Local Sarpunch Shabir Hyder said “we are deprived of J&k Bank branch facilities and our basic demand is J&K bank branch in Nowgam block since From last so many years.
However, They Have also Approached several times to several Bank chairman for the same bank branch at their block but despite assurance, nothing has been done on the ground. Further, they alleged that they have to go Sumbal for banking purposes, which is 4 to 5 km away from Nowgam.
The locals demand that the Bank branch is the urgent need of the area and Appeals LG UT administration and also district administration Bandipora to intervene and resolve this issue as soon as possible.