SBIOA (NEC) Mokokchung Region holds blood donation camp, tree plantation to mark 55th Bank Nationalisation Day

Mokokchung: 20 units of blood collected at event

BY | Wednesday, 19 July, 2023

The State Bank of India Officers’ Association (NEC) Mokokchung Region, in collaboration with the AIBOC state unit, celebrated the 55th Bank Nationalisation Day with a blood donation camp and tree plantation drive at IMDH Mokokchung  SBIOA informed in a press release.

The event witnessed enthusiastic participation from members of the banking community and local residents, who came together to commemorate the pivotal role of public sector banks in India’s economic development and contribute to the welfare of society.

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In a symbolic gesture of social responsibility, Com. Imtisanen Ao CCM, SBIOA (NEC), delivered the opening remarks, extending a warm welcome to all participants. Lokho Peter AGM, RBO Mokokchung, took the stage to shed light on the historic significance of bank nationalisation in 1969, emphasizing how public sector banks have played a vital role in fostering growth across various economic sectors.

The highlight of the event was a blood donation camp held at IMDH Mokokchung, where members of the banking community, along with local volunteers, selflessly donated blood to save lives. Dr Marina Yaden, Medical Superintendent at IMDH Mokokchung, lauded the noble cause initiated by SBIOA, stressing the importance of blood donation in saving lives. She acknowledged that bankers, in addition to their pivotal role in nation-building, are also contributing to the noble cause of preserving lives through this philanthropic activity.

Throughout the day, a total of 20 units of blood were collected, showcasing the unwavering commitment of the banking community and local residents to support humanitarian causes.

To further contribute to the environment and promote a greener planet, a tree plantation drive was initiated at both IMDH and the SBI Mokokchung Branch. This initiative aimed to raise awareness about environmental conservation and encourage sustainable practices within the community.

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