Jammu/ July, 14: Continuing its focus on customer convenience, J&K Bank Tuesday opened a new Business Unit (BU) at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi (SMVD) Narayana Super speciality Hospital in Katra.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) SMVD Shrine Board, Ramesh Kumar (IAS) inaugurated the new BU along with the on-site ATM in presence of the bank’s Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) Rajesh Kumar Chhibber. Additional CEO SMVD Shrine Board Vivek Verma (IFS), Facility Director SMVD Narayana Hospital M M Mathavan, Principal Nursing College Shaila Keni, CAO Dr Gopal Sharma, President Hotel and Restaurant Association Katra Rakesh Wazir, doctors and other staff of the hospital and locals of the area were also present on the occasion in addition to the bank’s Zonal Head Sushil Kumar Gupta, Cluster Heads Rajesh Dubey and Rajesh Gupta. The function was carried out after observing strict social distancing protocol.
Speaking on the occasion, CEO SMVD Shrine Board said, “The opening of J&K Bank branch here will go a long way in alleviating the inconveniences of the people that frequent this place especially during these tough times when the entire world is grappling with a pandemic. J&K Bank’s customer-centric approach is highly appreciable as it reaffirms the bank’s commitment to service to empower”. He asserted that the banking facility near the doorstep would be beneficial to the employees, students of the nursing college stationed there and the people who frequently visit the hospital. Besides, commissioning of the ATM shall alleviate inconvenience faced by the hospital staff, patients, attendants and locals with regard to availability of cash during odd hours and exigencies.
“Customer convenience is our priority and we are hopeful that the BU and the ATM will bring ease into the lives of the locals as well as those visiting the hospital by providing easy access to their cash and banking facilities. We remain committed to providing world-class technology-driven services to the customers near their doorsteps. I feel pleased to dedicate this spacious business unit which is equipped with modern facilities to deliver banking products and services to meet the necessities of every section of the society residing in the area”, the CMD said after the inauguration. He thanked the SMVD administration for their support and the trust they repose on the Bank.
Soon after the inauguration, the CMD and the CEO distributed Kisan Credit Cards among the farmers of the area under the ‘Kisan Pakhwada’ campaign launched by the government.
Hailing J&K Bank for its outreach, the local residents and the hospital administration appreciated it for providing easy and hassle-free banking facilities to the people of the area. Notably, with the inauguration, the bank has augmented its network of BUs in the country to 951.