JAMMU, Apr 6: The Chairman and Managing Director of Jammu and Kashmir Bank, Rajesh Kumar Chhibber today said that the Bank is putting in its best efforts in order to overcome the problems created by the current Corona virus outbreak and to provide uninterrupted access to its services and financial services to the people, of the Union territories of J&K and Ladakh.
“In these difficult situations, the bank is facing many challenges, however with the support of its all stakeholders, the Government, the staff and especially the general public, we are sure that all such challenges shall be overcome” he said in a statement, issued here today.
“We have ensured that our services are available for our valuable customers in a timely and convenient manner. In the present circumstances it is important that every one of us, i.e the bankers and the customers follow the guidelines issued by the administration and health authorities as the matter pertaining to everyone’s safety is paramount. In the present situation, maintaining social distancing is the need of the hour so the public needs to avoid crowds everywhere” he added.
The CMD reiterated that funds credited to the accounts of women Jan Dhan Yojna accounts are safe in their respective accounts and the beneficiaries should not rush to the banks in a panic mode to withdraw them. “These women need to follow the program shared by the bank for withdrawing money. The schedule for withdrawal of money for women Jan Dhan Account holders has been promoted through print, electronic and social media for the information of all the concerned. Such beneficiaries have been requested to follow the schedule issued by the bank for the coming months also when additional installments would be credited to their accounts. Similarly PM Kissan beneficiaries have also been requested not to rush to the business units in one go when money get credited to their accounts. Even otherwise the customers have been advised to turn to bank branches only when it is essentially unavoidable, he said.
The CMD also appealed the customers to co-operate with the staff working in these challenging circumstances to serve their customers. The advisories issued by the administration and the bank authorities need to be followed as the only concern is the health and well being of everyone one concerned, he added.