Srinagar: With a view to complement traditional training methods, J&K Bank on Friday launched ‘electronic learning portal’ (ELP) for its staff.
Chairman and CEO Mushtaq Ahmad inaugurated the portal with a click in presence of the bank’s Executive Presidents Parvez Ahmad, SS Sehgal, Vagish Chander and Abdul Rauf Bhat, Senior President M Syed Wani, Vice presidents and other senior officers here at the bank’s Staff Training College, Gogji Bagh.
Speaking on the occasion, the chairman said, “I hope this e-learning portal shall go a long way in creating a more knowledgeable workforce across the hierarchies and boost the efficiency out-put of organization in the longer run.”
Executive President HRDD Abdul Rauf Bhat gave an overview of the portal and said, “The bank will develop a mechanism whereby the employees shall be assessed for knowledge level of the online courses available on the portal through regular online quizzes and incentivise those faring better.”
The portal shall mainly focus on varied aspects of banking, economy and finance in general besides concise information abo ut the products and services of the bank. The portal shall remain accessible for the staff members during office hours. Notably, some of the modules of the e-learning courses have been developed by the Indian Institute of Banking & Finance and the remaining content has been developed by STC, Srinagar.
The software for the portal has been developed by the Technology and Information Systems Division of the bank.
Meanwhile, the bank opened three new business units in Budgam, Baramulla and Bandipore.