J&K Bank today dedicated an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) for the public at District Hospital Kathua.
The Union Minister of State in PMO Dr Jitendra Singh today inaugurated the ATM in the presence of Bank's General Manager & Divisional Head (Jammu) Sunit Kumar and Principal GMC (Kathua) Dr Surinder K Attri.
Others present on the occasion included Administrative Secretary (H&M Education J&K) Bhupinder Kumar, DC (Kathua) Rakesh Minhas, Vice Chairman DDC Kathua Raghunandan Singh Babloo, CGM Nabard Bhallamudi Sridhar, Zonal Head (Kathua) Sanjeev Kumar, Cluster Head Kathua Vinay Gupta and a gathering of valuable customers, attendants and bank officials.
Expressing gratitude to J&K Bank for commissioning the ATM in hospital premises, Dr Jitendra Singh spoke about the positive role of the Bank as a socially conscious economic institution of Jammu and Kashmir. He advised the public to avail various schemes of the Bank for their financial upliftment.
Dr. Jitendra Singh also advised bank and the GMC to look into possibility of automation of medical services in the hospital for easing patients visiting the hospital.
"The patients should be provided with a ID cum Prepaid Card for maintaining medical records of the patient along with payment facility for various services in the hospital", he said.
Urging the people to avail the benefits of digital banking, General Manager Sunit Kumar reiterated the Bank’s growing focus on digital and alternate banking channels for the convenience of its customers and people at large.
He said the Bank will continue to provide high-tech banking facilities across its areas of operations to ensure ease of banking for it's customers.
Those present on the occasion appreciated the Bank’s effort saying the terminal will address the cash needs of people especially patients, attendants and staff beyond banking hours and on holidays.