I am a journalist, working as Balangir correspondent of the English daily "The Pioneer" and “The Industry and Mines Observer”, an English fortnightly magazine published from Bhubneshwar. I was awarded the Trophy for "Excellence in Journalism" by noted Columnist Sri Shivaji Sarkar,in the presence of Editor in Chief -of The Pioneer,Dr Chandan Mitra ,Editor of The Industry and Mines Observer (IMO) Sri Sirish Mohanty on June19,2012.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
UTKAL GRAMEEN BANK STAFF HOLD RALLY AT BALANGIR Tuesday, 11 July 2017 | PNS | BALANGIR | in Bhubaneswar
UTKAL GRAMEEN BANK STAFF HOLD RALLY AT BALANGIR
Tuesday, 11 July 2017 | PNS | BALANGIR |
Banking services in rural areas in Balangir and
many western and southern districts were affected as employees and officers of
the Utkal Grameen Bank (UGB) participated in a massive rally at the bank’s
headquarters here on Monday.
Around 1,700 employees and officers from 400 UGB
branches in 17 districts moved in the rally across the town. Among others,
Pulin Mishra, Prakash Mahapatra, SN Mishra and Lalit Nayak led the rally.
The agitating employees demanded that the Utkal
Grameen Bank Officers’ Association and the Utkal Grameen Bank Employees’
Association be recognised and promotion and recruitment rules be relaxed at par
with the sponsor banks.
They too demanded stopping of move for
privatisation of Regional Rural Banks (RRBs), resolving of pension parity for
all RRB staffs, regularisation of daily wage and casual workers, representation
of workmen and officers in the board of directors and compensation for RRBs for
demonetisation at par with sponsor banks.