As a part of its responsibility towards the society, Indian Bank has dedicated a vehicle “EECO MARUTI” to Blue Cross of India to facilitate as utility vehicle
As a part of its responsibility towards the society, Indian Bank has dedicated a vehicle “EECO MARUTI” to Blue Cross of India to facilitate as utility vehicle, which will serve injured/ sick animals during Golden Hours. Ms. Padmaja Chunduru, MD&CEO, Indian Bank, on behalf of the Bank handed over the keys of “EECO Maruti” to the Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Blue Cross of India, Dr. S. Chinny Krishna at Corporate Office, Chennai today.
Blue Cross of India is registered charitable society under the Societies Registration Act and serving sick/injured animals suffering in the streets and providing free treatment till they attain good health.
Handing over the keys, MD & CEO Ms Padmaja Chunduru said that the pets are great stress busters and they are inseparable part of our families. She further added that pandemic has badly affected every living being and it’s our responsibility to care for them.
While accepting vehicle from Indian Bank for Blue Cross, Dr. S. Chinny Krishna thanked Indian Bank and invited all the employees to the Blue Cross shelters to witness the care taken of the ailing animals.
Realising the help needed to the animals also, the Bank has extended helping hand towards the street animals/ stray dogs.
In the event, Executive Directors of Indian Bank Shri V V Shenoy, Shri Imran Amin Siddiqui, Dr. Nanditha Krishna, Blue Cross of India and other executives of the Bank were also present.
About Indian Bank:
Established in 1907, Indian Bank is a premier Public Sector Bank with a dominant Pan-India presence. Government of India owns 88.06% of the shareholding. It is the First Public Sector Bank to install ATM at Harbour, Madras in 1989. The Bank has vast branch network with 6004 branches, 5428 ATMs & BNAs, 9095 BCs, overseas branches in Colombo and Singapore in addition to over 225 overseas correspondent banks.
Government of India had announced the Amalgamation of Allahabad Bank – a bank with 155 years legacy – into Indian Bank in 2019. Indian Bank commenced its operation as an amalgamated entity from 1st April 2020. The integration of CBS systems of both the Banks was completed on 14th February 2021. Indian Bank has constantly thrived to adapt latest technology and modify their techniques.
Apart from various initiatives undertaken by Indian Bank, one of the out-of-the-box initiative was launch of MSME Prerana – an Online Business Mentoring Programme for MSME entrepreneurs launched by Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance, Govt. of India on 6th October, 2020. It is a Pan-India Programme in vernacular languages (in all states / UTs), presently running in UP and Tamil Nadu. To strengthen this initiative, Indian Bank also launched Ind Spring Board, financing for Start-ups and entered into MOU with IIT Madras – Incubation Cell, IISc Bangalore and M/s. The Chennai Angels for identifying the eligible Start-ups for bank finance.
Over the years, Indian Bank has set new benchmarks in providing efficient banking services to its different client groups and has also emerged as a front– runner in delivering excellent customer service.
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By Neeta Gupta