JAMMU: J&K Bank on Tuesday inaugurated an extension counter at Jammu airport. The counter was jointly inaugurated by Director, Airport Authority of India, Jammu, D K Gautam and J&K Bank Chairman & CEO Parvez Ahmed.
SSP Airport, Rajendra Gupta, JGM & DGM Engineering AAI, J&K Bank Zonal Head Jammu, other senior functionaries of J&K Bank and senior staff of different airlines were also present.
Interacting on the sidelines of the inaugural function J&K Bank Chairman & CEO Parvez Ahmed said, “The Customer Facilitation Centre at Jammu Airport with state of the art ambience has been possible due to the collaborative efforts of the Jammu airport team lead by the director. The centre has been customised by the bank to blend it with the overall architectural tone of Jammu Airport and will provide all banking services for facilitating the ever increasing passenger traffic at Jammu airport, Security Personnel who are relentlessly working 24×7, employees of Airport Authority of India, officials of different airlines and business outlets at the airport,” an official handout read.
Director Airport Authority, Jammu, D K Gautam appreciated the state-of-the-art business centre developed by the bank in a very short span of time. The centre he added “will provide convenience to the passengers and staff at the Jammu Airport especially the security personnel and para military forces who due to the nature of their jobs had time constraints to visit the banking outlets elsewhere”.
He commended the management of the bank for being proactive in addressing to needs of the various sections of the society. The director requested the bank for provision of an ATM in the security area for the convenience of the passengers and staff.
While assuring full support to the innovative and creative endeavours of the Director Airport Authority especially for promotion of art and heritage of Jammu, the bank chairman acceded to the request for provision of another ATM in the security area of the airport.
The chairman assured to make the ATM operational in a month’s time post allocation of space by the airport authority. The bank, he added, aimed to create easily accessible touch points for the convenience of the customers and believed in strong relationship with Airport Authority at Jammu, Ladakh and Srinagar transcending the commercial perspective as the airports were one of the greatest enablers for increasing the tourist traffic in the modern times, it added.