J&K Bank gives `25 lakh to deceased Ratnipora girl’s family

Chairman while recollecting the developments post the unfortunate incident informed that the decision of terminating the accused employee immediately on hearing about the tragic news was taken by the bank’s management to send a strong message of intolerance towards the unethical conduct at its work places. He remarked that the faith and trust reposed by the people of J&K on the bank and its employees must be protected at all costs.

Publish Date : August 17, 2017

Published by Kashmir News Trust

Srinagar: Following its earlier action of terminating its employee found involved in the unfortunate incident at Ratnipora branch on July 28, J&K Bank today, in its commitment, to rehabilitate the deceased girl’s family today extended a financial assistance of Rs 25 lakh to her kin.

The move is aimed at providing a respectable livelihood to them and also ensures quality education to her two minor siblings, a spokesperson of the bank said.

Hailing employees of the bank for their spirit and sensitivity to social concerns at the occasion, Chairman highlighted their inherent willingness to walk extra mile at every occasion when it came to taking up issues of critical social importance. He thanked the employees of the bank for voluntarily responding to the message for supporting the distressed family and appreciated the willingness expressed by many of the employees to contribute even higher than the desired amount.

Chairman while recollecting the developments post the unfortunate incident informed that the decision of terminating the accused employee immediately on hearing about the tragic news was taken by the bank’s management to send a strong message of intolerance towards the unethical conduct at its work places. He remarked that the faith and trust reposed by the people of J&K on the bank and its employees must be protected at all costs.

 Chairman while interacting with the deceased girl’s parents suggested them in an appealing tone to explore all possible means for educating their two minor children in the best possible mode and medium with the extended financial support and assured them of bank’s endeavor to facilitate fulfilling their cherished dreams on the path of educating their children. The scene turned emotional when the two minor siblings (A Boy and a Girl) of the deceased while interacting with the Chairman expressed their career desires of becoming a doctor and a teacher respectively. Visibly Emotional Chairman prayed for fulfillment of their career wishes and wished all humans a life without distress.

On the sidelines at the occasion, Chairman while addressing the members of the Bank management present there advised them to build highest standards of Corporate Governance and professionalism in the Bank. He emphasized on introducing such deterrents which ensure zero recurrence of such incidents in future. He also directed them to highlight to the staff, the resultant outcome of the collective effort by way of their joint contribution which is bound to change the destiny of a destitute family and inspires us all to undertake such initiatives with consistence in future.

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