In a first move towards conducting financial literacy campaign in the country – aimed to raise awareness of saving, transacting with the Bank for saving/loan and thereby enhance entrepreneurship amongst the people in general, Rastriya Banijya Bank Limited (RBBL) took part in an extensive march past organized in the capital – pioneered by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) – the central Bank of the country. The participants in their red t shirts, in the march past were carrying the placards of different slogans on saving ,bank loan and entrepreneurship. The RBBL march past was initiated by Krishna Prasad Prasad Sharma – the CEO of Bank amidst a brief ceremony organized at central office premises – based in Singhdurbar Plaza Kathmandu. Later ,the procession converged into the mass rally in Basantapur Dabali - coordinated by Nepal Rastra Bank in course of celebrating Global Money Week (10-17 March 2014 in accordance with Child and Youth Finance International, with the participation of various bankers and students. Following the formal inauguration of rally in Basantapur Dabali - by Dr.Yubaraj Khatiwada – the Governor of NRB, the rally went through the major parts of the metropolitan city and concluded in Bhrikuti Mandap.
By M. Aryal