GUWAHATI, June 12: The 29th annual general meeting of State Bank of India Officers’ Association (North Eastern Circle) was held on Sunday at Guwahati Medical College Auditorium here which was presided over by the Circle Association president p Dilip Kr Roychoudhury, a press release said.
The daylong programme started with a solidarity march from the Bhangagarh office of the Association to the meeting venue followed by hoisting of Association flag by the president of the Circle Association at 10 am.
PVSLN Murthy, Chief General Mager of SBI North Eastern Circle, attended as chief guest in the programme. The other dignitaries who enlightened the assembly were Y Sudarshan, the General Secretary of the All India State Bank of India Officers’ Federation (AISBOF) and DT Franco Rajendra Dev, General Secretary of All India Bank Officers’ Confederation (AIBOC) among many other leaders and dignitaries.
The open session started off with the SBIOA NE Circle General Secretary Rupam Roy’s felicitation to all the leaders and welcome address to the gathering.
PVSLN Murthy in his deliberation congratulated the Circle Association for being so active in their organizatiol activities.
He also appreciated the Association for embracing technology in their day to day activities. He was in all praise for the Circle Association’s initiative of crafting an Android App and an exclusive website for the benefits of the members. Y Sudarshan, general secretary of AISBOF raised various issues which the Bank has been facing. He talked about serious issues like CDS, BCG implementation in bank, outsourcing of core banking activities, idequate manpower with virtually no recruitment, etc.
He stressed on the importance of unity and requested the members to stay united and alert as the days ahead are not going to be so easy. DT Franco Rajendra Dev, general secretary of All India Bank Officers’ Confederation (AIBOC) and president of AISBOF raised the issue of rising NPAs in Public Sector Banks in general and State Bank of India in particular. He attributed the mece to the willful default by the corporates. The open session was also followed by the business session where the Circle Association general secretary Rupam Roy submitted his secretarial report and Association’s accounts.