Punjab National Bank receives
Rajbhasha Kirti First Prize
News Desk, News Nation 360 : Punjab National Bank, India’s second largest public sector bank is celebrating the Hindi Month in all of its 10897 branches and administrative offices across the nation. Dr. Sumeet Jerath, IAS, Secretary, Department of Official Language, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, visited the Punjab National Bank, Head Office, Dwarka today for celebration. The Secretary felicitated the Bank’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Mr. C.H. SS Mallikarjuna Rao with the letter of appreciation for receiving Rajbhasha Kirti First Prize in - A Region for the year 2019-20. Shri Sandeep Arya, Director (Implementation), Department of Official Language, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India along the PNB Executive Directors, and other senior officials in charge of the divisions were also present during this event. This is the third consecutive year when PNB is receiving this award for implementing the Hindi language across all communications. Dr. Sumeet Jerath while addressing the Senior officials conveyed his heartiest congratulations and best wishes for the future to the Punjab National Bank on receiving this prestigious award. Dr. Sumeet Jerath also told that the official language Hindi should be promoted at the higher management level so that a positive atmosphere can be created among all the staff members. The Secretary emphasised on the importance of the official Language -Hindi in a multilingual and diverse country like India and basically stressed the need to work in Hindi. C.H. SS Mallikarjuna
Rao, MD & CEO of Punjab National Bank, told PNB is committed to the smooth implementation of the official language - Hindi. As most of the branches of the bank are located in Hindi speaking areas, the bank is providing facilities to all of its customers in Hindi or regional languages only. The Executive Director, Mr. Agyey Kumar Azad and Executive Director, Dr. Rajesh Kumar Yaduvanshi expressed their views while thanking the chief guests, and highlighted the importance of Rajbhasha and how the bank has been encouraging employees at all level to implement the same.
Report : Anustup Kundu