JK Bank donates Rs 11 crore for flood-affected victims of Kerala

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Aug 20: J&K Bank’s staff has decided to contribute Rs 11 crore to the flood-affected victims of Kerala.
Chairman & CEO Parvez Ahmed will be contributing his two month salary while as the staff has decided to help the flood-affected people of Kerala by donating their six days salary during this time of severe crisis.
The Executive Presidents contributed one month salary and other members of the top management team of the bank also reciprocated by making generous contribution to the fund collected by the bank for the relief measures in Kerala.
Expressing solidarity with the flood-affected, Chairman said, “Natural disasters of this proportion leave a trail of devastation. They destroy people’s homes and crops, devastate lives, bankrupt businesses, and shatter the sense of safety we enjoy as humans. Having experienced devastating deluge only a few years back, we understand the miseries and are deeply saddened at the unprecedented destruction & hardship that people of Kerala have been facing in the wake of worst ever floods in the State. In these hard times, we pray for their quick recovery from the destruction caused by the floods.”
“I am privileged to head an organization which comprises of a resilient human capital always in the forefront for serving the society. Besides best wishes and prayers, J&K Bank family has decided to contribute in its humble capacities towards the flood relief fund as a token of the concern and compassion for the flood-ravaged people”, he added.