GUWAHATI: The UCO Bank Officers’ Association, NER celebrated Golden Jubilee in different places of the Northeast. The bank was established on July 5, 1969. The finale of the celebration was organized on January 11 & 12, 2020.
It began with a half-day charity programme on 11th January at PASS- a Permanent Home-cum-Care Centre for physically challenged children, Birubari, Guwahati initiated by Guwahati Zonal Committee of the Association. The members of the Association spent time with the inmates and engaged themselves with music and games. The inmates were presented with fruits and sweets. The Association also donated a few essential items to be used for the inmates. Later, as per request of the management of the centre, the Association decided to provide the monthly expenses of a music teacher for one year to provide music therapy to the inmates. The programme was attended by its General Secretary Taher Ahmed and other members of the Association.
The second day programme was held at the Institution of Engineers (India) Auditorium, Panbazar, Guwahati on January 12 started with flag hoisting followed by tribute to the departed comrades. The Association flag was hoisted by S. Roy Choudhury, General Secretary, All India UCO Bank Officers’ Federation. After the tribute to departed comrades, a programme of Reunion with Retirees was also organized by the young generation officers with felicitations, extempore speeches, fun and games. Sarat Kumar Borah, the founder general secretary of the association, was given a warm felicitation with a Sarai and Endi shawl.