SRINAGAR, Aug 10: A delegation of State Bank of India comprising Ashutosh Kumar Singh, Chief General Manager, Chandigarh Circle; Subash Joinwal, General Manager; Abhey Kishore Pandey, Deputy General Manager and Sandeep Vig, Regional Manager, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.
The delegation briefed Governor about SBI’s functioning in J&K, its future expansion plans and about the services which are being offered to SBI’s clients.
While lauding the SBI’s role in providing reliable banking services to its customers, Governor stressed the crucial role which must be played by the entire banking sector to promote all round growth and development in the country, particularly in enabling the neglected segments of the society, artisans and skilled workers to become capable of setting up their own small enterprises.
A delegation of social activists comprising Mohammad Shafi Pandit, Chairman Ascent Group; Nighat Shafi Pandit, Chairperson, Human Effort for Love and Peace (HELP) Foundation and Anand David, Founder Director, Management Foundation for Organization Research and Development (MANFORD) also met Governor.
The delegation apprised Governor about the various significant outcomes which have materialised from the MANFORD-HELP Foundation collaborative endeavours to promote environment for peace, and understanding in Jammu and Kashmir. They briefed Governor about their varied activities, among varied segments of the society, towards the attainment of their collective goals.
Governor appreciated their efforts and observed that, in the obtaining environment in the State, NGOs and Civil Society Organisations can play a truly significant role in promoting the restoration of peace and lasting harmony among all sections of the society.