NMB Bank's Malaysian Partner donates NPR 1.5 million to Prime Minister’s Relief Fund (19th June, 2015)
NMB Bank's Malaysian JV Partner Yong Lian Realty has donated NPR 1.5 million to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund. On the occasion, Mr. T. Puraharan C.P. Ramakrishnan, Representative of Yong Lian and Board of Director of NMB Bank handed over a cheque amounting 1.5 million to the Governor, Nepal Rastra Bank for Prime Minister's Relief Fund.
Further, NMB Bank Group has pledged total support of NPR Eleven Million Five Hundred Thousand for earthquake victims and affected areas.
NMB Bank Contributes Tarpaulins to Department of Archaeology for Protection of Heritage Monuments Affected by Earthquake (5th June 2015)
The Bank has been working towards preservation activities of heritage sites over the last few years. In the wake of the aftermath of the earthquake that struck the nation on April 25, 2015 and left many of our heritage monuments devastated, the bank has extended support and handed over tarpaulins to Department of Archaeology to cover the external façade of the monuments in Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square, Patan Daurbar Square and other affected areas. This is believed to be helpful in protecting from rain and minimize any further damage to the structures. Mr. Bhes Narayan Dahal, Director General of the Department of Archaeology and Mr. Upendra Poudyal, CEO, NMB Bank exchanged gratitude during the moment.
4th NMB Bank Heritage Walk 2015 (19th April, 2015)
NMB Bank in association with Lalitpur Sub Metropolitian City Office organized the ‘4th NMB Bank Heritage Walk 2015’ on the occasion of World Heritage Day. The Bank has committed to pledge its support for the preservation of rich heritage sites as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility since the past few years. First initiated on the occasion of its 16th Anniversary, the Bank has been organizing the Heritage Walk in association of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City Office since the past three years. The sole purpose of this event was to raise awareness about the importance of preservation of our heritage sites among the local communities.
The 4th NMB Bank Heritage Walk 2015 was inaugurated by the Bank’s Board of Directors, and representatives from Varun Beverages(Nepal) Pvt Ltd and Integrated Mobility Solutions Pvt Ltd who were major sponsors for the event by cutting the ribbon at the Bank’s head office in Babarmahal. The Heritage Walk route started from Babarmahal through Thapathali, Kupondole, Pulchowk, Purnachandi ,Kumaripati, IttiTole and finally assembled at Patan Durbar Square for the closing ceremony with participation of invited guests, bank’s executives, staff & media.
At the ceremony held at Patan Durbar Square, noted cultural expertMr. Satya Mohan Joshi– Chief Guest for the program along with other distinguished guests including Mr.Rudra Prasad Gautam -Acting CEO of Lalitpur Sub Metropolitian City Office, Mr. Bhes Narayan Dahal, Director General, Department of Archaeology, Representatives from UNESCO Nepal, NMB Bank’s Board of Directors andCEOMr. Upendra Poudyal emphasized on the importance of heritage conservation. Board of Directors Mr. Rajendra Kafle chaired the closing ceremony.
The Bank felicitated legendary cultural expert Joshi and also contributed a sum of Rs.25, 000 to his charity - The Nepalese Folklore Society. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Guestcongratulated the Bank for continuing its initiative through the years.He further stressed that the Bank’s initiative has proved to be a positive step in helping local communities understand the importance of heritage preservation.He also suggested all to view on intangible heritage preservation which is either ignored or disappearing.
Awards for the Top 4 Paintings of the 3rd NMB Bank Inter School Heritage Painting Competition 2014 held at the regional level in Biratnagar, Narayanghat, Janakpur and Nepalgunjfrom December 2014 - February 2015 were announced. The winners of the Top 4 Paintings were - Priyanka Chaudhary, Panchakanya V Mandir, Narayanghat; Sabina Bano, Saraswati Higher Secondary School, Nepalgunj; Prajwal Ghimire, Little Flowers English School, Birtamod; Pradip Sah, ShreeSankatMochanDevshran Ram Rati H. School, Janakpur. The award for the ‘Most Popular Painting on Facebook’ based on the highest number of ‘LIKE’ received went to Anjali Karn, South Zone Secondary School, Birgunj whose painting received 10,081 LIKEs on Facebook. The winners were awarded cash prize of Rs.20,000 each.
Likewise Mr. Upendra Poudyal CEO of the bank expressed the bank’s commitment to support the heritage preservation drive in the future as well and thanked all the participants, sponsors for their support towards the cause. The bank announced to work at renovating a heritage site/temple in Lalitpur from the proceeds of the event.
NMB Bank has been continuously endeavoring to win the trust of its valued customers through its highly innovativeproducts & services. Besides banking services, the bank has also been contributing towards the society in different occasions.
NMB Bank to organize ‘4thNMB Bank Heritage Walk’ (7th April, 2015)
NMB Bank in association with Lalitpur Sub Metropolitan City Officeis going to organize the ‘4th NMB Bank Heritage Walk’ on the occasion of World Heritage Day, 18thApril, 2015. The Bank has committed to pledge its support for the preservation of rich heritage sites as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility since the past few years. For the past three years, the Bank has been organizing the Heritage Walk in association with the Kathmandu Metropolitan City Office. The sole purpose of this event is to raise awareness about the importance of preservation of our heritage sites among the local communities.
3rd NMB Bank Inter-School Heritage Painting Competition (December 2014 – March, 2015)
NMB Social Initiative organized the 3rd NMB Bank Inter-school Heritage Painting Competition, a region wise event in Biratnagar, Narayanghat, Janakpur and Nepalgunj. The event was a part of the initiative on corporate social responsibility on heritage preservation undertaken by the Bank. More than 125 schools from the four regions participated in the competition. NMB Social Initiative believes that the schools and their combined efforts will help them take a step forward towards spreading awareness about preserving the rich heritage sites of Nepal. The competition will be carried forward in other regions as well in the coming months. The final result will be announced during the Bank’s Heritage Walk, 2015.