Vijaya Bank has been actively engaged in various initiatives benefitting diverse segments of the society, even before the concept of CSR was formally introduced into the corporate functioning. Setting up of Vijaya Rural Development Foundation (VRDF) at Mangalore in 1990 being one of the earliest initiatives followed by setting up of Vijaya Bank Self Employment Training Institutes (VIBSETI) at Mandya, Haveri & Indore.
As a responsible corporate citizen and in order to integrate the process of social needs into our corporate goals on a voluntary basis, Vijaya Bank has been undertaking several CSR initiatives for the benefit of the needy and deserving people in areas like education of the girl child, maintenance of parks, construction of toilet blocks in Govt.schools in Rural/Semi-urban areas,rural health centres, providing basic amenities to orphanage/old age homes, financial support to people of different disabilities, destitutes, Charitable Trusts, NGOs, patients, donation of Brailers/Computers and furnitures to Blind Schools, transportation vehicles for the old age homes/home for the disabled/ mentally challenged, etc.
Shri Kishore Sansi, MD & CEO of Vijaya Bank, today donated Scorpio S6 to Friends of Camphill India, Bengaluru, non-profit residential community welfare organization taking care of mentally challenged adults. He also Donated Rescue Ambulance to HelpAge India, Bangalore, who rescue the homeless and helpless destitute persons who live on pavements, railway platforms, streets, footpaths as they are abandoned by their families and take them to RVM Hospital for medical treatment.
While speaking on the occasion Shri.Kishore Kumar Sansi, MD & CEO emphasized that the Bank’s focus is to integrate social needs into its corporate goals and help the underprivileged/ marginalized sections of the society and bring about sustainable change in their lives and improve their standard of living.