Saturday, August 1, 2009
Bank of Baroda celebrated its 101st Founders’ day
Chandigarh, July 28. The staff members and their families celebrated 101st Founders’ day of Bank of Baroda.
Deputy General Manager Mr. PT Bhutani said that established on July 20, 1908 by the Maharaja of Baroda a princely State of British India Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad, Bank of Baroda has come along way from being housed into small building to having its presence felt in 25 countries with 2690 branches. It has 76 branches/ offices internationally and its associate in Zambia has 11 branches.
The bank is opening 55 new branches and 6 extra countries upgraded into branches on Foundation Day this year. “Maharaja, with a paid up capital of Rs. 10 lac, established Bank of Baroda under the rules of companies Act-1897. Today the bank feels pride in serving financial products to the national and international population,” he added.
Deputy G.M. Mr. PT Bhutani inaugurated the jubilations by lightning a lamp. Celebrations on the occasion saw a riot of colorful presentations. CGM KK Batra presented ghazal Baat nikle gi to dur tak jayege leaving audience mesmerized. Kamaljit Singh sung Sawan ko aane do, while Priyanka presented. Employees enacted a small skit, bhangra, giddha, while kids presented western dances. A mimicry play topped all the celebrations. AGM Mr. SK Goel delivered a vote of thanks.