Inaugurates ATM at the shrine
SRINAGAR: As a humble gesture towards providing the best of facilities to the devotees paying obeisance at the shrine of revered Sufi Baba Payamuddin (popularly known as Baba Rishi), J&K Bank will donate an ambulance to the shrine under its corporate social responsibility (CSR) policy. Besides, the bank shall be establishing a full-fledged business unit (branch) there in the coming months.
This was announced by the J&K Bank Chairman, Parvez Ahmed while speaking at the inauguration of an automated teller machine (ATM) amid a large gathering of devotees, local residents and business community. Extending this state-of-the-art banking services would facilitate the increasing number of visitors at the revered shrine to have easy access to the cash, a bank release issued here on Friday read.
The bank chairman highlighted the role of J&K Bank in providing banking services to the remotest of the areas in the J&K State. “J&K Bank operates on the principle of serving to empower the people of this state financially by providing them with best banking services and products tailored according to their needs and requirements. We shall continue to extend banking services to all the remote areas of the state within next few years,” he said.
“The inauguration of ATM at this revered shrine of Baba Reshi (RA) is a step towards providing these services to the increasing number of devotees at this revered shrine. To augment our services here further for the benefit of the local population, we have decided to commission a full-fledged business unit here in coming months,” he added.
The newly inaugurated ATM and upcoming business unit shall benefit the catchment area comprising of 15 adjacent villages facilitating local traders besides thousands of devotees who visit the shrine from across and outside the state, the release added.