Bank of Baroda, Fiji Operations celebrated its 116th Foundation Day this week with the bank taking the opportunity to reaffirm the commitment to the customers and the nation.
The bank’s Fiji Operations chief executive officer Lekshmy Anand emphasised that the focus of the bank would continue to be on home loans at affordable rates, promoting digital initiatives, fostering financial inclusion and enhancing financial literacy to create a more inclusive and prosperous society.
In a media statement, Ms Anand acknowledged the dedication of the bank’s employees and retired-employees whose commitment and expertise had been the driving force behind the success of the bank.
She used the opportunity to thank all the stakeholders including more than 100,000 Fijian customers for their unstinted support in the past 62 years of successful journey in Fiji.
According to Ms Anand, Bank of Baroda, Fiji Operations is celebrating the 116th Foundation Day with great optimism and with an even more sense of responsibility.
She assured the bank would remain steadfast to the mission to provide an accessible financial solution that empowered individuals, businesses and contributed to sustainable economic growth and prosperity of the society.
The celebrations were inaugurated by the High Commissioner of India to Fiji P S Karthigeyan at the bank’s Suva office.
Various CSR activities were carried out on this day, including donation of -116- bedsheets and pillow covers to CWM Hospital, hygiene kits and groceries to Old Age Homes and food packets to various orphanages across the country, to mark the occasion.
The theme for the Foundation Day was Achieve, Collaborate and Excel. Bank of Baroda, having their Corporate Office in Mumbai and head office in Baroda, India, was founded by the great visionary Maharaj Sayajirao Gaekwad III, a great reformer in pre-independent India.