Srinagar/April 6: SMC Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu on Monday voiced his serious concerned over the presence of huge crowds at the branches of Jammu and Kashmir bank.
Taking to micro blogging social networking site twitter Mattu wrote “deeply concerned at the visuals of huddled crowds at various branches of J&K Bank. I”ve spoken to the Bank officials and asked them to take effective steps. It”s a big institution and I”m sure it can resolve this with some extra effort. Let”s not leave everything to police”.
Jammu and Kashmir bank is known for having widely expanding network of bank branches across Kashmir. The bank is also the service window for all the government servants in Jammu & Kashmir.Customers have been advised to strictly maintain the required distance while visiting the Bank”s branches.However hundreds of poor underprivileged, elderly people who get monthly support from social welfare department are forced to visit the branches in large numbers each month. With hardly any balance left in these accounts after withdrawal of paltry monthly pensions, such account holders are not issued any ATM cards.