Srinagar: Aiming to create awareness of heart related ailments due to sedentary lifestyle, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company (BAGICL) on Thursday launched a 3-day health camp under its India-wide campaign of “Dil Ko Dhadakne Do” for J&K Bank employees here at bank headquarters.
J&K Bank Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed inaugurated the camp in presence of BAGICL Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Milind Chaudhary, Zonal Head North (BAGICL) Aijaz Ahmad Khan, bank’s executive presidents S S Sehgal and Vagesh Chander besides senior management and other officials of the bank and of Bajaj Allianz, an official handout read.
Expressing gratitude to Bajaj Allianz, J&K Bank Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed stressed upon the need to create a balance between employees’ work and lifestyle.
He said that the competitive and stressful job conditions make it difficult for us to look after our health as we hardly get time to undertake regular medical check-ups. “I thank Bajaj for this great goodwill gesture as such initiatives will help our staff to evaluate their health and heighten their sense of health awareness thereby leading them to healthy and peaceful life”, he added.
According to the handout, Chairman J&K Bank, Parvez Ahmed complemented BAGICL for their exemplary role in settling the claims of 2014 deluge to the tune of around Rs 1200 Cr thereby helping to revive the economy of state post floods.
“BAGICL has proved to be a tested, trustworthy partner for J&K Bank. The swift settlement of insurance claims to the tune of Rs 1200 Cr after 2014 floods helped in revival and rehabilitation of affected traders, individuals to a great extent”, he said.
“This health camp organised by them for J&K Bank employees shall further strengthen the time tested relationship between the two organisations,” he added.
He urged Bajaj Allianz to extend the scope of these medical check-ups to the bank’s zonal offices and other branches in the state, which was readily agreed upon the BAGICL representatives.
Speaking on the occasion, CFO BAGICL Milind Chaudhary said, “Health issues like abnormal blood pressure, heart ailments, diabetes are found to be affecting individuals even in the age group of 30’s which is a serious cause of concern.”
With such initiatives, BAGICL intends to make colleagues working with its partner companies aware of their personal health and urge them to maintain the healthy life standard in order to lead a normal, healthy life, the handout read.
He urged the audience to register and avail the benefits of the medical.
During the camp, various tests were conducted by doctors and technicians engaged by the BAGICL from reputed medical institutes. To assess the fitness levels of employees, a fitness zone has also been created for cross fit exercise including battle rope, tyre exercise, hurdles and fitness ladder, the handout further read.
A similar three day health camp shall be conducted at Zonal Office Central 1 Jammu from 27th December, it added.