Pune: State Bank of India’s Pune Metro Administrative Office has donated three hundred sanitiser bottles, three hundred face shields and YONO jute bags to personnel of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) at the Lohegaon Airport.
P Seshu Babu, Deputy General Manager (B&O), Pune Metro Administrative Office of SBI handed over these kits to Santosh Suman, Deputy Commandant and G G Bhargav, Assistant Commandant of CISF Pune Airport Unit. Manish Chandra, Regional Manager, RBO II, S A Shende, Branch Head, AFS Lohegaon Branch, Jayant Sinha, Manager Liaison, Shashikala Patil, RMDB and Krishna Kulkarni, Manager OL were also present for the function.
P Seshu Babu said, “State Bank of India under its CSR initiative is consistently undertaking various programs like social, educational, health-related equipment, agricultural development, water conservation, tree plantation, rural economic development, etc. With the sense of duty and responsibility towards the community, SBI is giving priority to relief work as well as providing uninterrupted financial services to all, in this difficult time of the coronavirus pandemic.”
All the employees of the Bank have collectively contributed Rs 200 crore to the Prime Minister Care Fund. The bank is supporting the country at the national level as well as at the local level. Bank has distributed food grains and groceries to the labourers in Pune city and rural areas of Pune during the current COVID-19 Epidemic crisis.
With the help of ISKCON ‘Annamruta’ project, ready-made food was distributed to approximately 2500 needy and poor persons every day for 25 consecutive days in the slums of Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad cities.
About 1204 PPE kits were distributed to Pune Municipal Corporation. Four hundred N95 masks to Poona Hospital, 300 masks, 300 face shields and 300 sanitizer bottles were also distributed to Pune City Police. Our Branches are also serving selflessly to customers with safety and appropriate care with regard to COVID-19. Three ventilators distributed to three well-known government hospitals in Pune for speedy treatment of COVID patients. Also pulse oximeter and thermal scanners were distributed to various government offices in Pune city.