The Bank of Punjab (BOP) has been given Top Bank Award under Kamyab Jawan Program by the Honorable Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr. Imran Khan at the “Kamyab Jawan Convention 2021” held at Jinnah Convention Center, Islamabad.
Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme (KJ YES) is a flagship program of the Government of Pakistan.
Currently 21 banks are the Executing Agencies for this Program and BOP has maintained its pole position under KJ YES for two consecutive years i.e. The top performing bank in 2020 followed by the Top bank Award in 2021.
As on 31 October 2021, BOP has disbursed Rs 6 billion under this scheme involving more than 5,000 households resulting in creation of more than 15,000 job opportunities through focus on diversity and market penetration.
Under this Program, BOP has ensured transparency and meritocracy by processing all applications through a scorecard based Digitalized processing system.
Loans have been disbursed to Youth from all walks of life including farmers, Urban Communities and Special Segments i.e., Females, Transgender and Differently Abled People.