J&K Bank donates ambulance under its CSR program

Srinagar: In line with its vision of social empowerment, J&K Bank donated an ambulance to Gousia Shafakhana and Diagnostic Center – a non-profit organisation – working under the aegis of Idaara Auqaf Gousia Saraibala under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program on Sunday.


The spokesman said that after paying obeisance at the revered shrine of Hazrat Shiekh Adbul Qadir Jeelani (RA) at Sarai Bala, the Bank’s Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed handed over the keys of the ambulance to the Chairman Auqaf Committee Meharajuddin Buja in presence of Banks’s Executive President Abdul Rashid Sheigan, Vice President Khan Roshan Khayal, Zonal Head Kashmir Central I Tabassum Nazir, Cluster Heads Bashir Ahmad Sundroo and Fayaz Ahmad Malik and other functionaries of the Auqaf committee.

Speaking on the occasion, Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed highlighted the essence of learnings that great luminaries like Shiekh Abdul Qadir Jeelani (RA) have bestowed upon the people of the state.

“What else could be the best takeaway from a revered shrine like this than to work for the betterment and welfare of the society, as it remains the elemental teaching of our great saints like Shiekh Abdul Qadir Jeelani (RA)”, Chairman said.

“Besides financially empowering the individuals, J&K Bank contributes to the society through its CSR activities primarily to fill gaps in the medical and educational infrastructure of the State.  And we shall continue to support and contribute towards the betterment of social, educational and medical well-being of people”, he added.

The Chairman also acknowledged the role of Idaara Auqaf Gousia in carrying out various social services for the poor and weak of the society, particularly through Gousia Shafakhana.

Earlier, the Imam of the shrine also performed dastarbandi of Chairman Parvez Ahmed on the occasion.

Expressing gratitude, Chairman Auqaf committee Meharajuddin Buja while thanking the management of the bank for such generous gesture remarked, “The magnanimity shown by the bank’s leadership by donating an ambulance shall immensely help to alleviate problems of the poor and underprivileged. We pray for the wellbeing of all those associated with the bank”.

Meanwhile, facilitating its customers to receive remittances faster, J&K Bank Ltd has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Instant Global Money Transfer Company for online money transfer.

The MOU was signed by the Bank’s Strategy& IT Vice President, Sushil Kumar Gupta and the Company’s Head-Operations, Renjith T. Alex.The agreement is an endeavour to provide fast, hassle free and easy money transfer from any part of the globe to India.

Com agreement is the agreement, Sushil Kumar said, “The tie-provides a faster and cheaper alternative of money transfer as compared to the traditional remittance modes. In addition, easy access to the network offers a convenient, reliable and affordable way of sending money to the beneficiary’s account from any part of the world.”

The tie-up will help people working abroad to send money to their families and students overseas to repay loans taken for study purposes in India as well as tourists visiting various parts of the country.

Global Money Transfer Company is a Master Agent of Globe Foreign Exchange Inc. Canada, a group company and a fully owned subsidiary of Trans-Fast Worldwide Money Transfer.

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