J&K Bank chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed on Monday inaugurated the new premises of the bank's Dab branch in Ganderbal district.
According to a bank spokesperson, J&K Bank's executive president Abdul Rashid Sheigan, zonal head Kashmir central (II) Rayees Maqbool, vice president Roshan Khayal, cluster heads Farhat Abbas and Shabir Ahmed, officers of the bank, besides a gathering of customers and local businessmen were present at the inaugural function.
Speaking at the occasion the chairman said, "Village Dab has a rich legacy in Kashmir handicrafts. But there is a need to transform the socio-economic scenario of this area through effective financial intermediation besides promoting the craft through our CSR program."
"Since majority of the population is engaged in handicrafts in this area we are starting a pilot project for the promotion of handicrafts under CSR here very soon by dedicating a community-centric facility for the people engaged with Kashmir arts."
Urging the zonal head and other staff present on the occasion to walk an extra mile in delivering the best possible services to the people in the zone he said, "It is my vision to make every delivery point of the bank as comfortable and welcoming as one can get for the customers and people at large."
Speaking on the occasion, Executive President Abdul Rashid Sheigan said that the bank has always been concerned about the community welfare and is on its mission to bring world class banking facilities to the people irrespective of their geography and social status.