SRINAGAR, Sept 11: Industries are the premium clientele of JK Bank and backbone of the J&K economy. The Bank intends to empower every individual and every business by providing the capital to entrepreneurs in the nook and corner of the state. The bank has reoriented its business operations in a direction that catalyses growth in the state with best service delivery to the people.
This was stated today by the J&K Bank Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed after inaugurating the bank’s Business Unit at SICOP Industrial Estate Battal Ballian, Udhampur. The Business Unit is a specialized branch with major focus on industrial finance while also serving the general banking needs of the industrial workers and people of the villages in the nearby area.
Member of Legislative Assembly Pawan Gupta, Deputy Commissioner Udhampur, Ravinder Kumar and GM SICOP Udhampur, Rajesh Pandoh, office bearers of Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by President Ravi Kumar Malguria, customers and members of business community were also present on the occasion.
Later, the MLA Pawan Gupta inaugurated the Bank’s ATM.
The inauguration was followed by an interactive session of J&K Bank Chairman with leading businessmen, prominent citizens and clients of Udhampur District.
Chairman announced the establishment of JK Bank’s first start-up facilitation centre in Udhampur and requested the administration, SICOP and Chamber of Commerce to identify enterprising youngsters willing to take up entrepreneurial ventures for mentorship and capacity building by the Bank’s facilitation centre. He also urged the Zonal Office and cluster offices of the Bank to increase outreach with people and undertake regular field interaction with customers to get fruitful suggestions. He also urged upon the Business Units to ensure exceptional service to customers especially old age pensioners as facilitators.
The session concluded with vote of thanks by JK Bank Vice President, Anandpal Singh.