Port Blair, Aug 27: The Andaman & Nicobar State Cooperative Bank has inaugurated its 27th ATM facility at Namunaghar on 27th August, 2018 at 11.00 am.
Mr. V Jagadeesan, ITS, Chief General Manager, BSNL was the Chief Guest on the occasion. The programme was also attended by Mr. Bhagat Singh, Chairman, Mr. Mohd. Shafique, Pradhan, Gram Panchayat Mithakhari, Smt. Preethima Kumari, Pradhan, Gram Panchayat, Namunaghar, PRI Members, Govt. Officials, SHG members, Senior Citizens, Customers, staff Members and a large gathering of local residents of the area.
At the Outset, Mr. Anjan Sengupta, Managing Director (i/c) welcomed the Chief Guest and informed that with the inauguration of this ATM, the bank has added its 27th ATM for the benefits of General Public and customers of the area. He further highlighted that the Cooperative Bank is rendering its services with its 41 branches to the remotest corners of these Islands and touching the lives of over 2,50,000 customers with a business turnover of Rs. 1500 Crores. He also urged all the general public to come forward and avail ATM services and open Saving Bank Account in Zero balance and get into banking fold.
The Chief Guest Mr. V Jagadeesan, ITS, Chief General Manager, BSNL unveiled the plaque and inaugurated the ATM facility by cutting the ribbon.
Mr. Mohd. Shafique, Pradhan, Gram Panchayat, Mithakhari appreciated the efforts of the Management and Staffs of the bank in the introduction of new ATM services. He further requested the Management of the bank for opening of a Full Fledged branch at Namunaghar junction for the benefit of the local residents of the area.
Smt. Preethima Kumari, Pradhan, Gram Panchayat, Namunaghar also spoke on the occasion by congratulating the Management of the bank in bringing the ATM services for the people of the area. She also requested the Management of the bank for opening of a Full Fledged branch at Namunaghar junction.
Mr. Bhagat Singh, Chairman in his address informed the gathering that the A & N State Cooperative Bank Ltd has received the Best overall Performance Award in the Country for the year 2015-16 from National Federation of State Cooperative Banks very recently on 20.07.2018 and another two Awards at the 37th Foundation Day of NABARD for Port Blair and Diglipur branch for SHG promotions and credit linkages. The Chairman further informed that the bank is rendering services to the remotest part of the Island. He also urged all the general public to come forward and avail ATM services and open Saving Bank Account in Zero balance and get into banking fold. He also requested and advised the general public to be cautious with their ATM card details like PIN No. and urged not to reveal their details to anyone over telephonic calls.
Mr. V Jagadeesan, ITS, Chief General Manager, BSNL in his keynote address appreciated the efforts of Andaman & Nicobar State Cooperative Bank Ltd to start Islands 1st Solar ATM at JNRM for Environmental-friendly work, which is a very noble cause. He further appreciated the Board of Management and Staffs member for their excellence in work in getting the Annual performance Award. He urged all the general public to avail the benefits of ATM services and various schemes of the bank. At the end, the Chief Guest conveyed his best wishes to the people present on the occasion. He also informed that BSNL is trying hard to resolve all the connectivity issues which will be sorted out very soon. The programme ended with vote of thanks proposed by Mr. Abhinav Pal, AGM (IT).