Bank of Baroda celebrates India’s 77th Independence Day with multiple initiatives
Mangaluru, August 15, 2023: Bank of Baroda (Bank), one of India’s leading public sector banks, celebrated India’s 77th Independence Day with a range of initiatives nationwide.
Shri Debadatta Chand, Managing Director & CEO, Bank of Baroda, said, “As we celebrate India’s 77th Independence Day, Bank of Baroda reaffirms its commitment to the nation. The Bank has been a steadfast partner, supporting the country’s economic, social, and Digital India agenda. We take immense pride in India’s transformative journey and look forward to continuing to contribute to the nation’s progress.”
On Independence Day, the Bank organised a flag hoisting ceremony at its Corporate Office in Mumbai, and its offices across the country, which saw enthusiastic and widespread participation by employees. Further, the Bank and its employees actively endorsed the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign, under which citizens are encouraged to hoist the Tiranga at their homes and offices to invoke a feeling of patriotism.
In the run-up to Independence Day, the Bank marked August 14 as “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day”, by setting up exhibitions at 70 key locations across India. The exhibition narrates the story of India’s Partition and acknowledges the suffering and pain experienced by citizens during the partition. The Bank invited prominent local dignitaries to inaugurate the exhibitions.
As a part of the Meri Maati Mera Desh initiative, Bank of Baroda employees wholeheartedly took the PanchPran pledge along with handfuls of soil, demonstrating their loyalty, dedication, and respect to the nation.
Bank of Baroda, Mangaluru Zone, has a total of 383 branches across 22 districts from Madikeri to Gulbarga and is headed by Smt. Ghayathri R., General Manager and Zonal Head. The 77th Independence Day was celebrated at the Bank’s’ Zonal Office premises at Vijaya Towers, Mangaluru. Shri Ramesh Kanade, DGM and Deputy Zonal Head, Mangaluru Zone, hoisted the National Flag. Shri Ashwini Kumar, DGM-Network, and Shri M.V.S. Prasad, Regional Manager, Mangaluru City, officials, and Staff members of Mangaluru participated in the celebrations. The Panch Pran Pledge was executed as per the directions of the Government of India as a part of the Meri Mati Mera Desh Campaign, and Saplings were also distributed.