Indian Bank associates with PCI as one of the Banking Partners of Paralympic Games, Tokyo 2020

Chennai, August 11, 2021– Indian Bank has signed an MOU and partnered with the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) as one of the Banking Partners ahead of the Paralympic Games, Tokyo 2020, scheduled to commence from the 24th of August 2021. The Bank, through its year-long association with PCI, will provide financial assistance, in an endeavor to support the Paralympic athletes prepare for the coveted sporting events in the domestic arena as well as global platforms for a year.

Dr. Deepa Malik, President, PCI, and Mr. Ravindra Singh, Field General Manager (Delhi), Indian Bank emphasized while signing the MOU that the resources offered by the bank will be channelized towards meeting the requirements of the Indian Para-athletes ranging from their training, nutrition, equipment, certifications to name a few. Timely financial aid provided to these sportspersons will encourage them to focus their efforts on the game and win laurels for the country.

On this occasion, Ms. Padmaja Chunduru, MD&CEO, Indian Bank, said, “We are delighted to have partnered with PCI to work towards promoting the Paralympic ecosystem and making resources available for differently-abled athletes in our nation. Even though the Paralympic movement is at a nascent stage in India, several young and talented athletes have been training rigorously to represent India in an international arena. It is our belief that this initiative will empower many athletes to take up sports as a career without experiencing any dearth of resources. At Indian Bank, we have always strived to maintain an inclusive environment and supported employees who have exhibited a flair for sports.”

About Indian Bank

About Indian Bank, Indian Bank is the seventh-largest public sector bank in India. Established in 1907 and headquartered in Chennai, the bank serves over 10 crore customers with 41,557 employees. With effect from 1st April 2020, Allahabad Bank got merged into Indian Bank. Indian Bank has a pan India network with 20596 touch points including 6004 Brick & Mortar branches, 5428 ATMs/BNAs, 9161 Business Correspondents, and 3 overseas branches.

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