Bank of Baroda, one of India’s leading public sector banks, celebrated India’s 77th Independence Day with a range of initiatives nationwide.
Shri Debadatta Chand, Managing Director & CEO, Bank of Baroda said, “As we celebrate India’s 77th Independence Day, Bank of Baroda reaffirms its commitment to the nation. The Bank has been a steadfast partner, supporting the country’s economic, social and Digital India agenda. We take immense pride in India’s transformative journey and look forward to continuing to contribute to the nation’s progress.”
On Independence Day, the Bank organised a flag hoisting ceremony at its Corporate Office in Mumbai, and its offices across the country, which saw the enthusiastic and widespread participation by employees. Further, the Bank and its employees actively endorsed the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign under which citizens are encouraged to hoist the Tiranga at their homes and offices to invoke the feeling of patriotism.
In the run-up to Independence Day, the Bank marked 14th August as “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day”, by setting up exhibitions at 70 key locations pan-India. The exhibition narrates the story of India’s Partition and acknowledges the suffering and pain experienced by citizens during the partition. The Bank invited prominent local dignitaries to inaugurate the exhibitions.
As a part of the Meri Maati Mera Desh initiative, Bank of Baroda employees wholeheartedly took the PanchPran pledge along with handfuls of soil – demonstrating their loyalty, dedication and respect to the nation.