“If we respect the language, language will respect us. Languages are not limited only
upto our Business or Employment but it is our identity, civilization and culture”
The above words were expressed by famous Actor and Literacy Author Shri Ashutosh Rana while accepting “Sayajirao Bhasha Samman” in Annual Official Language Celebration of Bank of Baroda held in Mumbai. Along with the Top Executives, officials of Corporate Office and Greater Mumbai Zone of the Bank, the staff members of various branches in Mumbai also attended this grand event. Shri P S Jayakumar, Managing Director & CEO of the Bank preside over the programme and Executive Directors Shri B B Joshi, Shri Mayank K Mehta and Shri Ashok Kumar Garg were also present on the occasion.
At the outset, General Manager Shri Navin Chandra Upreti welcomed the distinguished guests & gathering. A Book published by the Bank on “Rural Marketing & Banking Business” was also released on the occasion. Apart from this, the new editions of Bank’s Hindi magazines “Akshayyam” and “Mumbai Bhaskar” were also released. While addressing the function, Shri P S Jayakumar, Managing Director & CEO of the Bank made special mention about the achievements of the Bank in Official Language Implementation. Shri Ashutosh Rana addressed the gathering in a very attractive and effective manner to spell bound the audience. On the occasion, Hindi version of Bank’s mobile banking transaction app ‘M-clip’ was also launched.
Under Bank’s Medhavi Vidhyarthi Samman Yojana, the students of SNDT, Women University, Mumbai, who obtained highest marks in MA (Hindi) final examination, were also felicitated in the programme with certificates and cheques. The winners of Hindi competitions organized during Hindi Divas were also felicitated in the programme. A Kavi Sammelan was also organised at the end of the programme.