State Bank of Patiala contributes Rs.2.36 crores to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund for Chennai Rain Victims

On behalf of the employees of the State Bank of Patiala, Shri S. A. Ramesh Rangan, Managing Director, State Bank of Patiala along with the General Manager (RNW-Delhi) Shri. M V Krishna presented a cheque of Rs. 2.36 crores to the Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley in his office here today, towards their contribution to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund for helping the victims of recent catastrophe due to torrential rains at Chennai and other national priorities. The donation is manifestation of the concern of Fifteen Thousand employees of the bank, who donated their one day salary to help the affected persons.

The Bank had recently felicitated the National Bravery Award Winners as part of Republic Day celebrations and also donated Ambulances to Red Cross and Blind School towards the Corporate Social Responsibility programmes.

The donation to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund was accepted by the Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley who lauded the efforts of the bank for rising to the occasion and thanked the bank, its staff and officers for standing-up with the people of Chennai and Government of India at time of such crisis.