The SBM Retired officers’ Association –ABROA (Mysore Unit-SBM) conducted its area meeting of members at Rani Saraladevi School, Jayanagar, Bengaluru, on January 22. The meeting was attended by over 150 members who are retired officers of State Bank of Mysore. Nemiraj, General Manager from State Bank of Mysore, who was the chief guest, spoke on the various problems faced by the bank due to the recent demonetisation which is the main cause for the delay in the merger proposals with SBI and also lauded the appreciable efforts initiated by the bank/staff to face the situation. He also requested the retirees to motivate their children and friends to develop more contacts with State Bank of Mysore.
Dr Lakshmisha, former General Manager of State Bank of Mysore, and presently Director on Board of SBM and member of the association, also spoke on the occasion and clarified the doubts raised by members regarding the process of merger and SWAP ratio offered to the share holders by SBI. The meeting was presided over by K Sukumaran, Chairman of ABROA, who wanted the merger of associate Banks to be speeded up as delay any further would only affect the business of the banks.
Several members presented their grievances and suggestions for improvement of service conditions of pensioners and also the association for which the secretary, Y N Ramesh suitably replied. Similar area meetings are being held by the association at Mysuru and Hubli at periodical intervals for the members.