India, Oct. 1 -- The banks in Himachal Pradesh will hold customer outreach programmes amid sluggish economic scenario, following the direction of Union Finance Ministry, J N Kashyap, Convenor of state level banking committee (SLBC) said.

Kashyap, who is also deputy general manager (DGM) of UCO Bank in HP, said the customer outreach programme will be held at five places - Shimla, Solan, Hamirpur, Mandi and Kullu district - from October 3 to 5 in the first phase.

While State Bank of India (SBI) will organise the camps in Shimla and Solan, Punjab National Bank (PNB) will hold the programme in Hamirpur, Mandi and Kullu districts, he added.

HP SBI deputy general manager Pawan Kumar said all nationalised and private banks will put up their sta...