- Bank undertakes mammoth blood donation exercise
- 15,000 units of blood donated across 6500 branches
New Delhi, July 27, 2018: On the occasion of 124th year milestone,Punjab National Bank organised blood donation camps across 200 blood donation centres in 76 circle offices covering over 6500 branches across all states and union territories.
The camp was inaugurated at PNB Head Office in Dwarka by Sh. Sunil Mehta, MD and CEO, PNB in the presence of senior PNB officials in association with the Red Cross Society of India and AIPNBOA (All India Punjab National Bank Officers Association). The blood donation drive resulted in over 15,000 units of blood being donated. A large number of local staff members voluntarily came forward to participate in this initiative. The Bank has been organizing Blood Donation Camps for over 20 years as part of its CSR agenda which has always generated overwhelming response of the staff.
Speaking on the occasion in the presence of all Executive Directors, Chief Vigilance Officers and Dilip Saha, General Secretary, AIPNBOA, Sh. Sunil Mehta reiterated that, “PNB has woven CSR into its DNA and that the people of PNB always lead the way by example in their social obligations”.
The Bank also continues to discharge its social responsibilities and addresses environmental concerns with added vigour. The Bank supports various societies, charitable institutions and NGO /organisations working for the benefit of downtrodden, weaker sections of society. The Bank also contributes for fighting diseases like diabetes, tuberculosis, AIDS, leprosy etc.
Corporate Comm India(CCI Newswire)