NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Mr. R. A. Sankara Narayanan, Chief General Manager -International Division of Bank of India met with Indian American community at the Indian Consulate, April 10. For good two hours that he was at the Consulate he interacted with the guests individually and also spoke formally. In his brief speech he spoke of the strength provided by the NRIs to the growth of Indian economy. He also spoke of the strength of the Indian banking system and dwelt on the services provided by Bank of India.
Mr. Narayanan said that Bank of India was one of the large banks operating abroad, with 56 offices in 22 countries where it has 25 branches, 4 Rep offices and 5 subsidiaries. He said Foreign Operations contributed 28% of the bank’s total business.
Earlier, Mr. Pramoda Pattanaik, CE , US Operations welcomed Mr. Narayanan and guests. In his brief welcome note Mr. Pattanaik spoke of the long and rich experience of Mr. Narayanan in banking industry. Praising Mr. Narayanan’s leadership, he said Mr. Narayanan was an officer from whom a lot can be learnt and obtained. He said the bank’s international operations had received a forward thrust under Mr. Narayanan.
Present on the occasion were bank’s patrons, community leaders, businessmen and media.