Baroda, country’s second largest public sector bank, was recently awarded the
Rajbhasha Kirti Award for the year 2018-19 under ‘B’ linguistic region. The
award was given to the bank for exceptional achievement in implementing the official
language policy, consecutively for the third year in a row.
was facilitated by the honourable Union
Minister of Home Affairs Shri Amit Shah to Shri Shanti Lal Jain, Executive
Director, Bankof Barodain presence of honourable Ministers of State for
Home Affairs Shri Nityanand Rai and Shri. G. Kishan Reddy in a function held in
New Delhi on Hindi Divas.
town Official language implementation committee that functions under the
convenorship of the bank in Bareilly was also awarded with the second prize in
linguistic region ‘A’. Committees have been constituted at different levels for
the smooth implementation of Official Language Policy of the Government of
India in Ministries/Departments, Offices, Undertakings, Banks, Institutes etc.
of the Union Government. The award was received by General Manager Shri Satish
Kumar Arora and Member Secretary Shri. Amit Chaudhary.
Shri.Shanti Lal Jain Executive
Director.Bank of Barodasaid,
“It is an honour to receive the award from the Union Minister of Home Affairs
Shri Amit Shah. It is a step taken by the bank to use Hindi as an official
language to support the Government’s One Nation – One language policy. We
expect that our combined efforts will help to extend the benefits of banking to
the common people as well as successful implementation and propagation of
policies and schemes of the Government in a democratic setting. We would like
to take this opportunity to thank the efforts made by our employees in the
successful implementation across our offices.”
of the Photograph: Union Minister of Home Affairs Shri Amit Shah presents
Rajbhasha Kirti Award to Shri S. L. Jain, Executive Director, Bank of Baroda