Public-sector Vijaya Bank, which posted a profit of Rs 1,547 crore in the last fiscal, has adopted 632 girls to take care of their education, and 82 villages across the country to provide medical services, a top bank official said.

“We have adopted 632 girls across the country to take care of their educational affairs. We would bear all expenses of their education to fulfil these girls most aspirations,” Kishore Sansi, Managing Director and CEO of Vijaya Bank, told reporters on Saturday.

Felicitating Olympian gymnast Dipa Karmakar here at a function, he said: “If these girls want to learn abroad or conduct research work, Vijaya Bank would bear all their expenses.”

Sansi said that the Vijaya Bank already adopted 32 villages, including one in Assam, and is in the process to adopt 50 more villages including six in northeast India to provide high quality medical services to the people of these villages with the direct involvement of expert physicians and medical practitioners.

Source: The Morung Express