Bank of Baroda felicitated ultra- marathoner and Founder-Director of FAB Foundation Shri. Kumar Ajwani for continuing his 4,444 kms Atmanirbhar Bharat Run from Kashmir to Kanyakumari (K2K) which will be completed over 77 days.
Ajwani, a 61yrs old senior citizen is running K2K Run for two major causes, i.e., for supporting the rehabilitation of differently abled soldiers through QMTI (Queen Mary’s Technical Institute) and upgrading tribal schools in Maharashtra through team FAB Foundation. Bank of Baroda supports this noble cause and is proud to be associated with this run.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Manish Kaura, General Manager, Bank of Baroda, Pune Zone said, “We appreciate the efforts of Shri Kumar Ajwani and his team and are honoured to be associated with this run which is in line with Bank’s motto of serving the saviours of our Nation – “Shourya Ka Samman-Bank of Baroda ki Shaan”.
The felicitation event was conducted in the presence of Brigadier D G Patwardhan, Station Commander, Kirkee; Col. Rahul Bali (Retd.), CEO, QMTI- Pune and Shri Vikash Kumar, Regional Head, Bank of Baroda, Pune City Region.
Thanking Bank of Baroda, Shri. Kumar Ajwani said, “Atmanirbhar Bharat Run is a run planned by Team FAB Foundation for creating awareness and raising funds for differently abled soldiers and enhancing the quality of education for tribal children. I am thankful to Bank of Baroda for its sponsorship and I also encourage the soldiers to opt for Bank of Baroda Defence Salary Packages.”
Bank of Baroda has created Defence Banking Vertical and has appointed Defence Banking Advisors at various centres. Brig. (Dr) Sanjeev Devasthali is the Defence Banking Advisor at Pune.
About Bank of Baroda:
Founded on 20th July, 1908 by Sir Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III, Bank of Baroda is one of the leading commercial Bank in India. At 63.97% stake it’s majorly owned by Govt of India. Bank serves its global customer base of over 140 Mn through over 46,000 touchpoints spread across 19 countries in 5 continent. Through Its state of the art digital banking platforms it provides all the banking products and services in a seamless and hassle-free way. Recently launched bob World mobile app provides customers with saving, investing, borrowing and shopping experience, all under one single app. The app also serves non customers by enabling account opening through video KYC. Bringing about a vision that matches the diverse clientele base and to instill a sense of the trust and security has been the paramount factor for Bank of Baroda. Its moving well in that direction and bob World has been a testimony for its roadmap towards Digital Transformation.
Photo Caption: Shri Vikash Kumar, Regional Head, Bank of Baroda, Pune City Region; Col Vasant Ballewar (Retd), Dean & Deputy CEO; Brig. (Dr) Sanjeev Devasthali (Retd), Defence Banking Advisor, Bank of Baroda; Col Rahul Bali (Retd), CEO, QMTI; Shri Kumar Ajwani, Director FAB Foundation; Shri Parwinder Singh, Fellow Runner; Brig. D G Patwardhan, Station Commander, Kirkee Military Station (Commandant, BEG Centre), Shri Manish Kaura, General Manager, Bank of Baroda.