J&K Bank REWA praises CMD for steering Bank through turbulent times

Jammu Feb 24 (KNS): J&K Bank Retired Employees Welfare Association, Jammu today held its first meeting since COVID19 situation emerged across the globe. 

The meeting was convened to restart and bring on track various activities aimed towards the welfare of the retired employees of J&K Bank, which had to be kept on hold on account of restrictions enforced by the Authorities to tackle and contain the spread of COVID19 pandemic.

 The agenda also included to address certain issues being faced by the pensioners of the Bank.

In a statement issued to the Press , President S. Mohinder Singh and General Secretary R. K. Bhan thanked the members for the pecuniary contributions made by them towards the Prime Minister's Care Fund during the lockdown phase. 


S. Mohinder Singh lauded the role of J&K Bank’s Chairman & MD R. K. Chhibber for smoothly steering the Bank through difficult times being witnessed by one and all, on account of the pandemic. He stated that it was under the able leadership of the incumbent CMD that the Bank continued its operations unhindered and ensured none of its customers or the general public had to suffer for the want of Banking facilities, even during the most difficult phases of the pandemic.


While discussing some issues being faced by the retired employees of the Bank, S. Mohinder Singh informed that as President of J&K Bank Retired Employees Welfare Association he was more than satisfied with the resolve and commitment of Bank's current management in general and its Chairman in particular with regard to addressing any issues being faced by the pensioner community of the Bank, besides extending a helping hand whenever required. On behalf of the Association, S. Mohinder Singh extended gratitude to the Chairman of the Bank for always adopting a proactive approach in resolving any issue concerning the welfare of Bank’s pensioners.


Both President & General Secretary added that it was very satisfying to note that their Bank was back on track of growth and progress, with the financial results of last few quarters being very encouraging. They noted that despite extremely turbulent times witnessed in the entire economy, J&K Bank was recording profits, while further strengthening its balance sheet by making ample provisions.


As per the statement , the members also acknowledged that the transparency and accountability brought about in the overall functioning of the Bank since Mr. Chhibber took over has vastly improved the general perception of the Bank amongst all its stakeholders, including the general public. The members added that the recruitment drive initiated by the Bank under the leadership of the current CMD has rekindled immense hope amongst the local youth of our UT, as they look up towards the Bank with expectations of respectable and growth oriented employment opportunities. With new faces being inducted in the Bank, the energy that young employees bring along with them will surely get channelized into better customer services. 


The meeting concluded with the members wishing the Bank all the success and prosperity in the future.(KNS)

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