Mr. Kishore Sansi, MD & CEO today inaugurated New Regional Office Premises at Mandya.Addressing the huge gathering Mr. Sansi explained the various farmer friendly schemes of the bank which are available to the farmers in distress. Further, explaining the Special OTS scheme of the bank to farmers, Mr. Sansi said that the new OTS scheme will enable the farmers to avail a fresh agriculture loan after settling NPA account wherein complete interest will be waived. He also emphasized that theVijaya Bank has made its foot print in Mandya not to make profit but to become the partners of the farmers and serve the society in large
He also explained the another attractive scheme of the bank – i.e., debt swapping of farmers’ dues with money lenders wherein scheme provides relief to farmers indebted to non institutional lenders by extending credit to clear their high cost borrowings with money lenders at a very reasonable rate of interest.
Opening of Mandya Region is mainly aimed at easy monitoring & co-ordination with Dist. Administrators by extending financial benefit to needy & poor people. Vijaya Bank aims at partnership with farmers with commitment and purpose which was the vision of founding fathers.
He also mentioned that the schemes of the Bank can be fine tuned for the benefit of distressed farmes.
He also told that Bank has received 14 laurels under different categories like Financial Inclusion, Technology, HRD, etc.
Answering to the question of press – Mr. Kishore Sansiexplained that bank has taken certain CSR Activity in its rural branches to support “Swachh Bharat Mission”. The bank has constructed toilets at Governement Schools of Bidarkote and Akklihebal to ensure usage of toilets to support Swachh Bharat Missionproject in rural India to help the government’s efforts to ensure access to sanitation.
From past one year, Bank is giving more importance to the Ambiance, Air Conditioning of the branches and renovation of the branches and its offices.
Mr. Sansi emphasizing the concern of the Government of India towards unorganized working sector, requested his customers to make best use of Atal Pension Yojana (APY) which ensures the Fixed Monthly Pension to self and return of the corpus to the nominee of the subscribers.
Regarding Bank mergers, Mr.Sansi told that mergers are the need of the hour since none of the Indian Banks figure in top 50 list.
Mr.Sathish Karanth U., Deputy General Manager and Mr.Suhasa, Chief Manager of Vijaya Bank, Regional Office, Mandya were also present in the present meet.