State Bank of India (SBI) has today donated an Ambulance to State Red Cross in a simple function at Raj Bhawan, Shimla. The Governor received the Key of the Ambulance donated to the State Red Cross by Shri Anil Kishore on behalf of SBI at Rajbhawan.
On the occasion, the Governor said that it was a noble gesture, which would facilitate the patients in emergencies and added that the State Red Cross needed it in order to reach out to maximum needy persons. He said that it would go a long way in strengthening Red Cross activities in the State.
He lauded the initiative of SBI to come forward for a social cause and hoped that more institutions would be inspired by this generous act in future and would donate liberally to the State Red Cross, which was selflessly serving the poor and under-privileged sections of the society.
He said that SBI is a progressive and recognized bank in the world, involved in various social activities besides bank works to help the poor and needy people by setting an example to the others.
Secretary to Governor and General Secretary, State Red Cross Shri Pushpendra Rajput, Advisor to the Governor Dr. Shashi Kant Sharma, Deputy General Manager, SBI Shri P.K. Mishra and other officers of the Bank were also present on the occasion.