Srinagar: J&K Bank today has sought to put the widespread concerns regarding the appointment of the non domicile candidate for the post of CFO at rest, saying that the appointment process had been started before the introduction of the recent domicile law and as of now the appointment has been put on hold after “keeping in view the interests of the domicile candidates of the UTs of J&K and Ladakh, and would be reviewed accordingly.”
Notably the bank has also re-advertised the post of Managing Director where applications have been invited only from eligible domicile candidates of the UTs of J&K and Ladakh, Chairman and Managing Director of the bank Rajesh Kumar Chhibber today said.
“The Bank also stands ready to roll out a recruitment drive, in a short time, with significantly larger number of posts as compared to the earlier one that was quashed.”, the CMD added.
Meanwhile, specially constituted executive level committees have been set up to monitor the situation and to take decisions to address the pressing issues right from the inception of this global issue. The bank has been in full business continuity mode and main focus has remained on addressing the immediate challenges of protecting our employees from the pandemic while providing much needed continued services to our customers. Steps ranging from providing sanitizers, disinfectants, to providing mobile ATM vans in red zones, looping in of Banking Correspondents, and timely extension of concessions from the regulator have been part of the major initiatives undertaken by the bank.