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Nepal SBI Bank Partners With Pokhara Sub-Metro City for Beautification Landscaping and Cleaning of Fewa Lake

Sunday, September 04, 2016

Nepal SBI Bank Ltd. (NSBL) and Pokhara Sub-Metropolitan City (PSMC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on beautification and cleaning of Fewa Lake, a world famous tourist destination of Nepal, amidst a ceremony held today at Hotel Grande Pokhara. 

(Mr. V. K. Tyagi, Dy. CEO/Chief Operating Officer of Nepal SBI Bank Ltd. (on the left ) and Mr. Om Raj Paudel, Dy. Chief Executive Officer, Pokhara Sub-Metropolitan Office (on the right) exchanging  MOU. Mr. S.K. Kanungo (on the left) and PSMC staff (on the right) giving their big hands on the occasion)
 
As per the Memorandum, the Bank will construct 15 resting/observation shades in the area upto 100 to 200 meters alongside the existing foot track of Fewa Lake (from Barahighat to Gahirako Chautara) and develop an attractive gardening and greenery around the area. To facilitate the domestic as well as international tourists, the Bank will also construct separate toilets for ladies and gents, drinking water (hot & cold) distribution outlet, banking terminal, as per the MOU. Further, the Bank will decorate the existing Rescue Tower constructed at Barahi Ghat and as well as carry out landscaping works around the area as specified by the Sub-Metropolitan City. Apart from above, the Bank will take the responsibility of maintenance of wear and tear of the constructed/renovated area/amenities for a period of 5 years. Further, the Bank has been provided with the job order to initiate the aforesaid works today itself.

(Mr. S.K. Kanungo, Dy. CEO/COO (Designate) and Mr. V.K. Tyagi, Dy. CEO, NSBL (in the middle) receiving Job Order from Mr. Om Raj Poudel, Chief Executive Officer (O) of PSMC. Mr. Priya Ranjan, CFO & Mr. Ramesh Ghimire, CS, NSBL (on the left) also gracing the occasion)
 
PSMC vide their notice dated 2073.05.06 BS published in Aadarsha Samaj Daily, Pokhara invited Letter of Intent from the interested Firms, Company, Corporate Bodies for partnering the process of landscaping/beautification of Fewa Lake and waste management. The Bank as a part of its Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiatives is going to partner with the Pokhara Sub-Metropolitan Office for performing the services.
Mr. Subhakanta Kanungo, Chief Operating Officer (Designate), NSBL, Mr. Priya Ranjan, Chief Financial Officer, NSBL, Mr. Ramesh Ghimire, MD & CEO of Nepal SBI Merchant Banking Ltd.(NSMBL), Mr. Pujan Raj Aryal, Branch Manager, NSBL Pokhara, Chief District Officer (CDO) of Kaski District Administration Office, SP of Kaski District Police Office, SP of Kaski National Investigation Bureau,  Senior executives of PSMC, including Project Chief of Fewal Lake Conservation Project and many other high level government officials and renowned local  dignitaries also graced the occasion.
 
(Officials of NSBL, PSMC and other renowned local dignitaries taking a group photo on the occasion)
Nepal SBI Bank Ltd. is subsidiary of State Bank of India. The Bank is providing banking services from its 73 Offices including 62 Branches, 7 Extension Counters, 3 Regional Offices and a Corporate Office and 88 ATMs (including 2 CDMs) all over the country. 

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