PNB pays tribute to martyrs of Coonoor helicopter crash
Thesynergyonline Banking Bureau
NEW DELHI, DECEMBER 21 : Punjab National Bank (PNB) has expressed gratitude and solidarity towards the defence personnel who lost their lives in the tragic Coonoor helicopter crash. The bank has proactively settled the insurance claim to the families of Para Commando Lance Naik Mr Vivek Kumar and Para Commando Lance Naik Mr B Sai Teja, amounting to Rs 1 crore each.
Para Commando Lance Naik Mr Vivek Kumar started his military career in December 2012, was from Jaisinghpur, a small town in Himachal Pradesh. He was part of a special force in 1 PARA SF and served in Jammu and Kashmir, both south and north Kashmir.
The Bank has expeditiously settled the insurance claims on its own, amounting to Rs 1 crore each, for the families of two defence personnel who lost their lives in the tragic helicopter crash .Para Commando Lance Naik Mr B Sai Teja started his military career in June 2013 as a soldier of the Army Service Corps and later adorned the maroon beret and Balidan Badge in May 2019.
The demise condoled
PNB senior management and the bank employees condoled the demise of the Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) General Mr Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat, and all 11 great warriors martyred in the helicopter crash. They paid floral tribute and observed two minutes of silence for the peace of the departed souls.
Conveying heartfelt condolences, Mr Sunil Soni - CGM at PNB,Mr Pramod Kumar Dubey - PNB Zonal Manager at Shimla and ADC Kangra Mr Rahul Kumar IAS, personally visited the grieving family of Lance Naik Mr Vivek Kumar at village Upper Theru, PO Kosri, Teh Jaisinghpur, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. The management handed over the claim settlement cheque to Smt. Priyanka Rani – wife of martyr Lance NaikMri Vivek Kumar.
At the same time Mr Sanjeevan Nikhar - PNB Zonal Manager at Hyderabad, Mr AUB Reddy – PNB Circle Head at Vijaywada and Mr Vijay Shankar Reddy - District Sainik Welfare Officer at Chittoor handed over the claim settlement cheque to the family of Lance Naik Mr B Sai Teja at Eguvaregadapalli, Chittoor District (Andhra Pradesh). Both the claims were settled in the shortest possible time to assist the bereaved families.