JAMMU, May 24: “J&K Bank is a unique commercial institution with humane compassion for the people of the State and it acts as an ambassador of J&K with its pan India operations in the country”.
This was stated by the Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma while appreciating the leadership of the Bank and his team post inauguration of a Cash Recycler Machine cum ATM at Press Club Jammu in presence of Management Committee of the Press Club of Jammu Ashwani Kumar, Abhimanyu Sharma, Zorawar Singh Jamwal, Dinesh Manhotra and Bank’s Vice Presidents Sudhir Gupta, Ashutosh Sareen and Shareesh Sharma.
Later, a function was held in the Bank’s Zonal Office in which the Chairman JK Bank Parvez Ahmed handed over a cheque of Rs 12.50 lakh to the Divisional Commissioner Jammu who is also the Chairman of the Indian Red Cross Society Jammu in presence of the Deputy Commissioner Jammu Ramesh Kumar, Directors on the Board of the Bank D K Pandoh, Rahul Bansal, Vikram Gujral, Secretary Red Cross Jammu Dinesh Gupta and members of the Executive Committee of Red Cross Jammu.
The amount was collected by the bank by using the business outlets for selling the raffle draw tickets of Red Cross.
The Chairman and CEO JK Bank was also felicitated on the occasion by the Press Club Jammu and Red Cross Jammu for various initiatives taken by the bank under his leadership to ensure the upliftment of distressed sections of the society not only under CSR but also by launching customized schemes for the bottom of the pyramid people in J&K.
Interacting with the gathering, JK Bank Chairman said, “emotional equity we have with the people of the State motivates us to work for the economic upliftment of our people. Business numbers are the byproduct of this work which is actually beyond business. My vision is to take this bank to soaring heights and make it a real catalyst for growth and empowerment of the people of our State”.
He also eulogized the role of press and media and said that media plays an important role in shaping the thought process of the society.
On the occasion, Chairman JK Bank announced installation of an ATM at the Red Cross Night Shelter for the patients’ attendants near Government Medical College Jammu which will provide attendants doorstep facilities and the rent will shore up the corpus of the Red Cross Jammu for serving the poor.
Sudhir Gupta, Bank’s Zonal Head Jammu presented the welcome address and Shareesh Sharma, Vice President proposed the vote of thanks in the function which was conducted by Garvita Khajuria an official of the Bank.