Guv lauds J&K Bank for its vibrant fin ecosystem
Srinagar: Appreciating the J&K Bank’s role in creating a vibrant financial ecosystem across the state that keeps on empowering the people of all sections of the society, Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday said “Today is going to be historic in another way as well. For, responding to my request of looking into the adjustment of some candidates, who had already qualified the bank’s written exams during the last recruitment drive, Chairman Parvez Ahmed and the bank’s board have done the impossible task of adjusting these youth.”
J&K State Governor Satya Pal Malik made these remarks today after e-inaugurating the J&K Bank’s 41 Ultra Small Branches (USBs), in presence of Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC Leh Dorjay Motup, Advisor to Governor B B Vyas, Principal Secretary Finance Navin Kumar Choudhary and bank’s Chairman/CEO Parvez Ahmed. On the occasion, he also electronically inaugurated the bank’s social infrastructure initiatives like parks, smart classes in south Kashmir and solar street lights in Leh under the CSR program.
Notably, with the inauguration of these USBs, the network of the bank’s banking outlets has reached to a milestone of 1000 branches across the country.
Governor Satya Pal Malik, who was Chief Guest on the occasion, also lauded the people of Ladakh for being exceptionally honest in their dealings with the banks.