Under its Corporate Social Responsibility & “Go Green” Initiative, State Bank of India donated 10 Electric vehicles to All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, in an event held in the AIIMS campus in New Delhi on 03.11.2022. On behalf of the Bank, Shri Dinesh Khara, Chairman, handed over the e-vehicles to Dr. M. Srinivas, Director, AIIMS, Delhi.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Khara reiterated the Bank’s commitment towards sustainable environment and also emphasized the country’s commitment towards achieving a carbon neutral status by 2070. Shri Khara complimented Dr. M. Srinivas for having taken up the environment friendly initiative. He wished a great success to this endeavor and thanked AIIMS for inviting SBI to be a partner in this green initiative.
Dr. Srinivas conveyed his thanks to SBI and added that these EVs will help in reduction in carbon emission and traffic congestion within the AIIMS campus. He also said that this was a part of a number of initiatives planned by AIIMS for making AIIMS a green campus, which would benefit the patients, doctors, all other employees as well as visitors to the facility. Dr. Srinivas stated that these Go Green initiatives are part of an honest effort on the part of AIIMS to contribute to Mother Nature.
The function was also attended by Shri Neeraj Sharma, Senior Financial Advisor, Dr. Anant Mohan, H.O.D. Pulmonary Medicine, Dr. Manish Singhal, H.O.D. Burn & Plastic Surgery & Shri R Gopinath, Deputy Secretary, from AIIMS. From SBI, Shri Kalpesh K. Avasia, Chief General Manager of New Delhi Circle, and General Managers Shri A.S. Paul, Shri D.S. Rawat and Shri Rajesh Kumar Patel were also present on the occasion.