GUWAHATI, Nov 12 - The State Bank of India, under its corporate social responsibility scheme, has donated implements like swings, sea-saws, rocking teeter, slides, three sets of Aquaguard filters, six white marker boards etc., to Rajhans Shishu Vidyalaya, Rukmininagar.
These items were urgently required by the school for ensuring health and hygiene of its students and to facilitate imparting education in a better ambience. Further, the bank has also started conducting a financial literacy programme for the school children in batches to foster financial inclusion among school children.
A quiz competition will be organised at the end of each programme and the first, second and third position holders will be awarded prizes/certificates.
PVSLN Murty, Chief General Manager, North-Eastern Circle of State Bank of India handed over the items to the school authority and inaugurated the financial literacy programme at a function organised today on the school premises.
Speaking on the occasion, Murty said that as the bank has adopted the school for financial inclusion through the State Bank Learning Centre, Guwahati, further aid and support will be provided in future. He called upon the school children to inculcate the habit of cleanliness and keep the school and the environment clean. He also encouraged the school children to adopt the habit of savings and open bank accounts under schemes like Pehla Kadam Pehli Udaan, Sukanya Samriddhi etc. to ensure a better future and bright career.
Sanjay Srivastava, Deputy General Manager, Business & Operations, Guwahati along with other senior executives from State Bank of India and school teachers, guardians and students were present on the occasion.