After the deadliest terror attack in Pulwama, killing 44 CRPF men left the nation in shock. The people across the nation have been pouring in wishes and financial support through donations. Now, India’s largest bank SBI has come up with its new initiative.
SBI’S new initiative is likely to benefit the families of the martyred CRPF soldiers in Pulwama Attack.
The soldiers were the customer of SBI under the defence salary package under which the bank has given insurance to each of them. Now, SBI on Monday announced that the bank is taking steps to provide the families of martyred with their insurance that will support their financial condition.
Headquartered in Mumbai, SBI further stated that the bank will also waive off the loan of the 23 martyred CRPF soldiers with immediate effect who took a loan from their bank.
Apart from this, SBI has also appealed to their employees to voluntarily contribute towards the cause through Bharat Ke Veer portal (bharatkeveer.gov.in) SBI created a Unified Payment Interface (UPI) payment gateway for the “Bharat Ke Veer” initiative in order to ease the process of contributions/donations to support the families of martyred CRPF soldiers.
“Any person willing to extend the support to the families of CRPF victims can contribute through the SBI-led UPI Virtual Payment Address (VPA): [email protected] This has been an irrecoverable loss to the families of victims and the nation and no monetary support can replace their beloved presence, however, it might help in lessening the unanticipated financial strain of the families. “One may make a contribution by logging into onlinesbi.com and then following the path Donations -> Bharat Ke Veer>,” SBI said.
“It is extremely distressing and disturbing to witness the loss of lives of the Soldiers who always stand for the safety of our country. In this moment of grief, our sincere thoughts are with the families of our brave hearts,” said Rajnish Kumar, Chairman, State Bank of India. “These initiatives by the Bank are a small gesture towards the families who have faced irreparable loss,” Kumar said further.