KL NEWS NETWORK
Under Corporate Social Responsibility, J&K Bank Thursday donated an ambulance to the Health Center in Sheri Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST), Kashmir.
The bank’s Executive President Abdul Rauf handed over the keys of the ambulance to the Vice-Chancellor SKUAST Dr Teg Pratap in presence of senior faculty of the university and few officers of the bank.
Notably, the health centre serves not only the hundreds of hostel inmates and staff of the university but caters basic health services to the people of the adjacent areas as well.
Speaking on the occasion, Abdul Rauf said, “the purpose of providing this ambulance to the centre is to make basic health services accessible and effective for both the university and people living in its vicinity.”
“Since health is a critical area in the state that needs such interventions, it will continue to be the focus of our CSR plan besides education and environment,” he added.
Dr Teg Pratap, vice-chancellor SKUAST appreciated the bank’s gesture of concern and compassion.
He said, “Under its CSR polcy, J&K Bank is always at the forefront of such humanitarian interventions in the state besides being the flagship company of J&K. We feel grateful for the ambulance and wish the institution great successes in future.”
Meanwhile, leveraging technology to provide quality service to its customers at their closest possible locations, J&K Bank commissioned ATM at Mehind in Srigufwara Anantnag.
Zonal Head Kashmir South-II, Fayaz Ahmad Siddiqui inaugurated the state-of-the-art teller machine in presence of valuable customers and senior citizens besides Head B.U Khurshid Ahmad Gattoo; taking the total count of ATMs in the zone to 135.
Speaking on the occasion Zonal Head said, “These machines are commissioned to provide swift and better services to the customers, reduce their foot fall at business units thereby enhancing quality of customer service.”
Zonal Head also urged the audience to avail various schemes and facilities tailored by the bank for economic upliftment of the people of state.
People of the area appreciated the role of the bank in giving a fillip to the local economies.