SRINAGAR, AUG 18: Chairman, State Bank of India (SBI) Dinesh Kumar Khara paid a courtesy visit to J&K Bank Corporate Headquarters and interacted with the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) R K Chhibber, an official statement issued to media this evening said.
The SBI chairman was accompanied by the CGM Anukool Bhatnagar, GM Vinod Kumar Mishra, DGM Ajitoo Parashar and Regional Manager Fayaz Ahmad.
Both the Chairpersons exchanged views on the fast evolving financial and banking landscape of the country besides discussing the issues related to the growing role of the banks in transforming the economies of UTs of J&K and Ladakh, the official statement added.
Earlier, the guests were warmly welcomed by Chairman and MD R K Chhibber along with other senior officers of the Bank. Expressing his deep gratitude, the CMD said, “I feel highly honored to receive you and thank you for being courteous enough to accept my invite.” On the occasion, Chairman SBI Dinesh Kumar Khara thanked the CMD for invite, hospitality and appreciated role of J&K Bank and its business model in economic upliftment of the people of J&K.
The interaction will help in strengthening the relationship further between the largest bank of the country and the major financial institution of Jammu and Kashmir as the former plays the role of lead bank in UT of Ladakh, while as, the latter is the lead bank in UT of Jammu and Kashmir, the official statement added.