Chairman and CEO J&K Bank Parvez Ahmed today dedicated a fully furnished dormitory for girl children besides three Smart Classes constructed by the Bank under its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative at Balgran, Channi Rama Jammu.
Balgran, a non-profit and non-government organization, established in 1975 for the care of orphan children, including large number of girls is providing free education and hostel facilities to under privileged children from the state, particularly Jammu region.
According to a statement, Parvez interacted with the children and management of the Balgran and assured them continuous support from the bank to supplement their efforts in creating an inspiring environment for the children, especially the girl children.
"In future the Bank will sponsor all those children at Balgran who achieve excellence in academics and are selected for professional courses within and outside the country. For children, going to professional colleges in India, free books and full fee for the duration of the course will be provided and for children who pursue higher education outside India in reputed universities like Harvard, Oxford, Cambridge etc., the bank will sponsor the whole expenditure, including travel and Boarding".
On the request of the Balgran functionaries, Chairman issued on spot sanction for establishing a modern gym for physical development of inmate children, procuring a 5KVA genset for providing uninterrupted power supply to the
Smart classes established by the Bank and establishment of a recreational room by the Bank exclusively for the girl children of the Balgran with requisite indoor sports facilities.
He also distributed sports equipment and blankets to the inmates of the Balgran.
Chairman was accompanied by Executive Presidents, Vagish Chander, .S Shegal, and other senior functionaries of the Bank.