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PNB celebrates Women’s Day and launches female-centric health insurance policies

On International Women’s Day, Punjab National Bank (PNB) held a congratulatory ceremony at its headquarters in Delhi and launched women-centric health insurance policies. The Bank facilitated the success of women from different backgrounds and encouraged a full room of employees at the ceremony to be inspired and to carve out a place for themselves.

The occasion was graced by Guest of Honor Dr. Sadhna Shankar – Senior Director General of Income Tax (New Delhi), Atul Kumar Goel – MD and CEO of PNB, Kalyan Kumar – ED and Sunil Soni – CGM with Poonam Goel – Chairman of PNB Prerna and senior members of PNB Prerna – Vice Presidents Sangeeta Kumar, Anjana Dube and Sadhana Kumari, as well as responsible ladies of the Bank.

On the sidelines of the event, PNB launched women-specific health insurance policies in association with Cholamandalam MS General Insurance and Bajaj Allianz General Insurance. The initiative aims to provide Indian women with a dedicated and comprehensive policy that secures their future against various health emergencies.

In addition, today, PNB has mobilized more than 9,000 PNB energy savings accounts dedicated to women which offer them several advantages and concessions.

On this special occasion, Atul Kumar Goel and senior members of PNB launched Dr. Sadhna Shankar’s book ‘Arohan’. Her book is science fiction about the consciousness of a 21st century Earth woman living on another planet in the far future.

Acknowledging the indispensable contribution of women bankers, Dr Sadhna Shankar said: “A recent report by the World Economic Forum has sounded the warning that the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the global gender gap by a generation, going from about 99 years old to 135 years old. The pandemic has led women to face economic barriers, declining political participation and challenges in the workplace. Therefore, we must call for accelerated strategies and policies to address this issue.

Addressing the ceremony, Atul Kumar Goel, MD and CEO of PNB said, “Holding the stronghold professionally and personally, women play diverse roles in many capacities. They are equal partners in the country’s economic growth and a valuable asset to the Therefore, let us fully support the theme “#BreakTheBias” and strengthen a world free from prejudice, stereotypes and discrimination. »

Kalyan Kumar, ED at PNB said, “As part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav commemorating 75 years of Indian independence, we are celebrating International Women’s Day with great fanfare and zeal. But we can only break down prejudice when change starts with us and within the family.”

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Posted: Thursday March 10th 2022, 2:26 PM IST