18th January, 2020, Thane, Mumbai: GemCorp in collaboration with UNDP India conducted an awareness drive for behavioural change and financial inclusion in ____. The key objectives of this initiative were to get the workforce to open a bank account and make them realise the importance of a bank account, an insurance cover and maintenance of personal and business-related documents.
The campaign was organised at Shilphata Mahape Road, Opposite Hotel Alliance, near Achar Gali, Thane, Maharashtra on 18th January, 2020. The event began at 10:00 am and was inaugurated by Consulate General of Belgium Mr. Pierre Emmanuel, who attended this campaign along with embassy delegates.
The Account Opening drive was conducted in collaboration with HDFC: The attendees were provided training on opening an account, procuring loans for their personal/business needs, the documents that thebBank may normally seek for completion of their KYC (Know Your Customer) procedure etc. We also tried to address some common queries on the topic.
Awareness Drive: All attendees visited two of our established collection centres in Shilphata. People working in other collection centres across Mumbai were also invited to attend the campaign at Shilphata. The major agenda of the campaign that were covered were:
At the collection centre, the attendees could grasp a quick understanding by actually seeing how the PPE were used while working thereby creating a healthy and clean work environment for everybody in and around the collection centres.
The attendees and delegates were provided with some refreshments and the event was concluded with distribution of token prizes at the collection centres so as to recognise and appreciate the efforts of the waste collectors who contribute in making the environment healthy and safe each day.