Strengthening financial inclusion activities paves the way for vibrant economic growth and provides employment opportunities for many. Granting financial access to the poor will enable them to improve their standard of living through the creation of viable income generation opportunities. The required access will provide them an opportunity to expand their business and investing in the education of their children.
Financial inclusion will be a key factor to achieve economic security for all and it will also impact the eradication of poverty and hunger, access to job and growth and improve their health status in the society PAT has spearheaded its financial inclusion activities in the year 2017-18 through its 3436 SHG groups (March 2018) spread across 8 districts of Tamilnadu. PAT stood as an example how the financial inclusion activities have empowered women and impacted their development, thus contributing to the overall development of the nation.