Kashmiris emotionally attached with JK Bank, says New Chairman

Will utilise all my abilities to ensure Bank’s further growth, expansion

Srinagar: Newly appointed JK Bank Chairman Parvez Ahmad said on Saturday that the bank since the past decades has emerged as a greatest financial institution of the state of Jammu and Kashmir and that for the people of the region, it is the utmost asset.
In an exclusive chat with the Kashmir News Service (KNS), Parvez Ahmad said for the people of Jammu and Kashmir, JK Bank means more than just a bank and it has always strived for the overall growth of the society. “According to me, the bank has played a vital role in ensuring betterment in peoples’ lives all across the state. People are emotionally attached with the bank and the bank too would continue with its efforts to nurture peoples’ dreams and help them to realise the same,” Parvez said.
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) approved the appointment of Parvez Ahmad as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Jammu & Kashmir Bank for a period of three years with effect from October 6, 2016. State government received the RBI affirmation in this regard on Friday evening. Interestingly, Ahmad will be the first in-service and second in-house Chairman and CEO of the bank.
Terming the feeling of being appointed as the Bank chairman ‘wonderful’, Parvez said that he has grown along with the growth of the bank and he would utilise the years of experience to the fullest in order to strengthen the bank further.
When asked about the role that JK Bank would play under his command to tame the JK finances, Parvez guarded in his words said a detailed press meet shall be held at teh corporate headquarters wherein such issues can be discussed at threadbare. \
It was learnt that a press meet is scheduled to be held at Bank’s corporate centre- Srinagar onOctober 10th at 11.30 in the morning. New JK bank chairman is expected to address the press on the occasion. (KNS)