GUWAHATI: With an aim to be the most preferred bank for the youth, State Bank of India, announced the launch of ‘YONO 20 under Twenty’ to recognize and reward young achievers below 20 years of age across 10 diverse fields.
Jury members shortlisted three names (3 males and 3 females) under each category. Eventually, one winner will be picked from each category. Winners will be decided by an online public voting process that will open from January 14 and close on January 27, 2019. People can vote for their favorite nominees by logging on to www.yonosbi20under20.com
The 60 nominees for this grand event include names like Bollywood actors Faisal Khan, Zaira Wasim, athlete Hima Das, cricketer Prithvi Shaw, global Indian Sparsh Shah, to name a few. Winners will be felicitated and conferred with the awards at a grand ceremony on February 04, 2019 in Bengaluru.
Arijit Basu, MD, Corporate Client Group & IT, SBI said, “YONO 20 Under Twenty” is SBI’s endeavor to strengthen bank’s appeal and connect with the youth and we are very excited to host this unique concept.”.
YONO has recently turned one and in the past 1 year, it has witnessed an over whelming response from its users purely on the back of its unique and relevant value proposition. The YONO app downloads have touched the 1.5 crore mark, stated a press release.