Srinagar, November 20 | To facilitate the pilgrims visiting religious sites, J&K Bank commissioned an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) in the famous Billawar town in Kathua. Home to the revered Mahabilvakeshwar temple and many other edifices of religious importance, the town experiences heavy footfall on account of religious tourism.
Zonal Head Jammu (Central II) Sudhir Gupta inaugurated the ATM in presence of Cluster Head Vinay Gupta amid a gathering of local people, members of the trade and business community, officials of the bank and pilgrims visiting the area.
“J&K Bank remains committed to providing hassle-free banking facilities at important places for the convenience of the general public. The ATM would provide cash and other banking facilities round-the-clock to the pilgrims besides locals”, the Zonal Head said post-inauguration of the ATM.
The Zonal Head also urged the public to avail the customer-friendly products and schemes of the bank that have been customized to meet their financial and banking requirements.
Appreciating the initiative, the locals commended the management of the bank for the facility. “We thank the management of the bank especially the Chairman and Managing Director for providing the facility near our doorsteps. It shall go a long way in alleviating the inconveniences faced by the tourists visiting the place besides removing the difficulties of the trade and business fraternity”, the locals said.
Notably, besides the temple, the town is renowned for many other monuments and tourist places like the Hottar Temple, the Durga Temple of Kohag, the Sacred Heart Church in Phinter, the Durga Temple of Kohag etc.